Entries by Meaby

The new Job Support Scheme – How does it work?

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak has today unveiled his new Job Support Scheme. This has been introduced as a consequence of the ongoing battle against Covid-19 which as we go into the colder months of the year is resulting in increased infections. It is also aimed at keeping the economy afloat and minimising […]

Starting an online business? What you need to know.

The unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic has been devastating for millions but has brought with it an opportunity for businesses to consider establishing an online business across a number of sectors. Whilst these are both challenging yet exciting times, it is important that traders who are looking to either start or continue trading online are clear on […]

Manic Monday for Landlords

From 9am today (Monday) (T minus 2 minutes), the courts (after an almost six month Stay) will start to deal with residential possession proceedings including initially: 1. Issuing reactivated claims lodged but not issued because of the stay and new claims (NB the claimant must ensure that required notice periods have expired before the claim […]

The introduction of new Employment Tribunal Rules of Procedure

A new statutory instrument has been laid before Parliament this week by Business Minister Paul Scully which amends and reforms the current Employment Tribunal rules of procedure. The proposals are set out in the new Employment Tribunals (Constitution and Rules of Procedure) (Early Conciliation: Exemptions and Rules of Procedure) ( Amendment) Regulations 2020. The Government […]

Tensions in an Employer’s obligations to its employees and its regulator

The judgment (published on 30 July 2020) in Ramchandani v Citibank N.A. 3200403/2014 has shone a light on the tensions an employer may experience in complying both with its internal disciplinary procedures and its obligations to its regulator. When an employer owes obligations both to its employee and its regulator, if the former cannot be […]

Invitation to a free webinar on the subject of Redundancy

Steven Eckett, Partner and Head of Employment here at Meaby & Co will be co-presenting a webinar on the subject of Redundancy.  This is of course a subject that is affecting many businesses and individuals at the moment as a consequence of the impact of Covid-19 since lockdown, and its effect on the wider economy. […]

Remaining True to Yourself during Separation and Divorce

I recently attended an event at Conway Hall in Central London. Written above the stage in bold lettering was the phrase “To Thine Own Self be True”. This is a phrase which is very familiar to me and a rule by which I have tried to live my life. It got me wondering as to […]