Wosskow Brown’s Employment Solicitor, Jamie Brown takes a look at common questions about furlough leave and the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme....
Long standing holiday firm, Thomas Cook, has ceased trading with immediate effect. This comes after the company’s failure to secure additional funding, during last minute negotiations over the weekend, sent the company into compulsory liquidation. The collapse of Thomas Cook has lead to much disruption and stress. Holidays and flights have been cancelled, leaving...Continue reading
The UK’s second biggest steelmaker, British Steel, has gone into liquidation after failing to secure a government loan. The impact this will have is massive, with 5,000 jobs of British Steel workers in the balance. Furthermore, another 20,000 jobs in the supply chain are now uncertain too. 3,000 of these employees are based in...Continue reading
Credit card payment charge is banned – but is this good or bad for consumers? From Saturday 13th January, companies will no longer be allowed to impose a 2% charge on payments made by credit and debit card. This will also apply to linked payment methods such as PayPal and Apple Pay. The new law...Continue reading