Coronavirus: Catalyst for Trying out the 4-day Week

The Coronavirus has seen businesses shifting their operational models drastically when compared to practices which have generally remained unchanged for decades upon decades. Lockdown measures and other restrictions aimed at curbing viral spread have pushed businesses to cut salaries and reduce working weeks. However, such seemingly restrictive measures may have opened the door to new…

Redundancy vs Reduced Hours

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, many employers have been faced with significant financial constraints caused by a reduction in business or a total temporary closure. This problem instigates employers to render many employees redundant. Nevertheless, redundancy is, as a rule-of-thumb, a matter of last resort. Employment Tribunal decisions provide employers with essential knowledge as…