When can costs justify discrimination?

In Heskett v Secretary of State for Justice [2020] EWCA Civ 1487 the Court of Appeal held that although saving or avoiding costs cannot in and of itself justify indirect discrimination on grounds of age, an employer’s need to reduce costs in order to balance its books...

Extended Furlough – further guidance

The Government further updated its guidance on the extended Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) last night. We have summarised the key new points below since our last briefing on 3 November. Extended to March 2021 – The CJRS has now been extended to 31 March 2021....