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Lockdown roadmap - employment law reaction

Lockdown roadmap - employment law reaction – @alan__price @BrightHR_

Bright Network launches free tech academy

Bright Network launches free tech academy to upskill 100,000 UK students in response to digital skills and youth unemployment crisis London, 7th January: Over 100,000 of the UK’s students and recent graduates are set to receive critical digital skills training in the next five years as part of Bright Network’s new Technology Academy, launching today – with the aim of creating the largest free digital skills training programme for undergraduates and graduates in the UK.

Employment law expert reaction Wales moving to strict level 4 restrictions

This afternoon, Wale's First Minister Mark Drakeford announced that Wales will start moving into stricter level 4 restrictions - the equivalent of a lockdown - from 6pm on Christmas Day. Mr Drakeford announced that all non-essential retail and gyms would close at the end of trading on Christmas Eve with hospitality having to close from 6pm on Christmas Day. 

COVID winter plan - employment law reaction

Today’s announcement didn’t contain any significant surprises for employers. The government have remained resolute in their aim to end national restrictions for England on 2 December, and it has now been confirmed that this will take place. Nevertheless, the expected return to the previous Tier system does not mean that everything will go back to the way it was last month, with stricter restrictions now expected depending on Tier.

October Furlough Changes – What You Need To Know

October Furlough Changes – What You Need To Know - advice by @alan__price, employment law expert and CEO of @BrightHR_ The Job Retention Scheme is coming to an end on 31 October, and in its final month, there are some significant changes to its funding that employers and employees need to be aware of.

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