The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Just to clarify what this scheme is. We have been having questions coming through asking whether employers can apply for the scheme if their staff are on reduced pay. The scheme is applied to people who have been designated by the employer as a furloughed employee....
Is sending Christmas cards a breach of the GDPR rules? Surely not?

Is sending Christmas cards a breach of the GDPR rules? Surely not?

“Deck the halls with boughs of holly fa-la-la-la, la-la, la ‘tis the season to be jolly…” Or maybe not, if you as a company find yourself at the end of a GDPR breach.  Historically, companies at this festive time of year send hundreds of cards to customers, suppliers...
State Immunity for a European State in Employment Claim

State Immunity for a European State in Employment Claim

Colman Coyle’s Employment team have recently successfully concluded a claim in the Employment Tribunal brought by an employee against Colman Coyle’s client. It was an unusual case in that our client was an Institute located in England but operated by a...
It’s that time of year again for the Annual Employment Tribunal Compensation Limit Increases

It’s that time of year…

As you are aware, every year there are new Employment Tribunal compensation rates which apply from the 6th of April each year (The Employment Rights (Increase of Limits) Order 2019).  For 2019, employers just need to be aware of some of the new rates namely:- 1. The...
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