As the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme nears to an end and a second lockdown looks more likely, many businesses face the prospect of having to make redundancies. We have created a 3-step guide for employers on how to conduct a fair redundancy procedure.
The Job Support Scheme is designed to protect viable jobs in businesses that are experiencing lower demand due to the Covid-19 outbreak over the winter period and help keep employees retained in the workforce on shorter hours, rather than making them redundant.
In the wake of the Black Lives Matter demonstrations, there is increased momentum in addressing racial inequalities at work. But this is against a backdrop of significant and long-standing barriers for workers of black and minority ethnic heritage.