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Domestic Abuse: Implications for Employers

On 10th March 2022 a Proposition was lodged in the States to introduce a statutory offence of domestic abuse. The proposed Domestic Abuse (Jersey) Law (the Draft Law) is due...

April 14, 2022 Read more

Employment Contracts

Types of Employment Contract Recruiting and retaining staff is difficult for growing small and medium sized enterprises (“SME’s“) (particularly for the hospitality industry). SME’s need to attract the right talent...

March 31, 2022 Read more

BCR Explores Law – Compromise Agreements

What are Compromise Agreements? A Compromise Agreement (sometimes called a Settlement Agreement) is a legally binding agreement between an employer and an employee which sets out the terms upon which...

February 28, 2022 Read more

Long Covid – Is it a disability?

There are increasing reports of people suffering with ‘long covid’. The Office of National Statistics has reported that, in the UK, the groups most likely to suffer from long covid...

February 08, 2022 Read more

BCR Explores Law – Discrimination and The Law

What is discrimination? In Jersey law, discrimination occurs where an individual is treated unfairly compared to others as a consequence of one or more “protected characteristics”. The current list of...

February 03, 2022 Read more

Cuts to sick pay for the unvaccinated in the UK – what does the Law say?

The supermarket giant Morrisons has become the latest in a series of large retail employers in the UK, such as Next, Ocado and Ikea, to announce that it will cut...

January 18, 2022 Read more

UK Employment Legislation of Interest

Mandatory vaccinations for people working in care home environment The UK government has announced that it will be mandatory as a condition of employment of people in care homes in...

September 06, 2021 Read more

UK Tribunal cases of Interest

Dobson v North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust (UKEAT/0220/19) The Claimant was employed by an NHS Foundation Trust (the Trust) as a community nurse. She was a mother of...

September 06, 2021 Read more
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