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27 Mar 2020

The government has now released further details of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme. Full details can be found here.

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme is a temporary scheme open to all UK employers for at least three months starting from 1 March 2020. We expect...

As featured in Aycliffe Today magazine

By Colin Young

In the three years since they launched their own practice Greystone Legal, Newton Aycliffe-based partners Paul Humble and Ben Healey have established a reputation as the go-to firm for employment and business law.


24 Mar 2020

New rules were brought in on 23 March 2020 which introduced three new measures, namely:

  1. Requiring people to stay at home, except for very limited purposes.

  2. Closing non-essential shops and community spaces.

  3. Stopping all gatherings of more than two people in...

23 Mar 2020

On Friday the government announced details of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme. 

What is it?

Under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, all UK employers will be able to access financial support to continue paying part of their employees’ salary for those employee...

18 Mar 2020

Here are Greystone Legal's F.A.Q.s to some pressing questions at this difficult time.

Please note that new guidance is constantly being issued and so is subject to change. This guidance is up to date as of 18 March 2020 and replaces our guidance issued on 16 March 2020 


14 Feb 2020

Employment Law Update

A late winter blast across the North of England left many employers short staffed on Monday morning. If you have not already done so, you may find it useful to access our online portal which provides a range of policies and procedures and includes...

6 Jan 2020

We would like to take the opportunity to wish all our clients a happy New Year. It is time to look ahead to the changes anticipated in employment law circles in 2020.

The United Kingdom will now leave the EU with effect from 31 January 2020. It is unlikely, in the short...

2 Jan 2020

Ms Forstater believes that there can be only two biological sexes and "that 'sex ' is a material reality which should not be confused with 'gender' or 'gender identity' - being female is an ummutable biological fact, not a feeling or an identity."

Ms Forstater was engag...

6 Dec 2019

There has been a long running debate in employment law as to whether, and if so in what circumstances, an employer can be held liable to its employees for the discriminatory acts of third parties.

The Equality Act 2010 made employers liable for any incident of third par...

14 Nov 2019

Video surveillance of employees remains a contentious area. The general principle is that there must a genuine and rational business reason for recording employees in the work place, and that they should be given reasonable notification of any surveillance. A failure t...

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