From an employment perspective, this presents many challenges. Furlough is still a reality, and levels of redundancies continue to be high (especially in sectors such as aviation, hospitality and retail).
It is important to get proper advice from a trusted legal advisor before, for example embarking on a redundancy process, or putting someone on furlough, or simply deciding to terminate an employee’s employment. They should be dealt with in accordance with the correct law and procedures, or the adverse consequences could be costly.
For those employers who are still looking to employ new staff, or for those employees who are starting new jobs, it is also important to ensure that the documents you are signing adequately protect you.
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