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Employment Law Update

Following yesterday’s announcement by the Chancellor regarding lockdown and the changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention and Job Support Schemes, our Employment expert, Alex Brooks, has provided a practical user’s guide to the changes and what they might mean for you.

Click here to read the full article.

Coronavirus employment law update: Job Retention Scheme extended, Job Support Scheme placed on ice

The UK Government has announced that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (“CJRS”) would continue beyond 31 October, as originally planned. Although the fine details of the latest version of the CJRS are yet to be announced, employers may wish to consider certain points ahead of taking steps regarding their workforce. More information in this article by our employment law specialist, Alex Brooks.

Caster Semenya: Highest Swiss Court also backs World Athletics’ DSD Regulations

The highest Swiss Court has recently confirmed that sports federations may introduce legally admissible eligibility rules to determine participation in its sporting events. However, in doing so, there are a number of considerations for governors and regulators of sport to work through. Read more, including an update on the World Athletics/Semenya case, here.

 

Sophie Wilkinson appointed Partner

We are thrilled to announce that Sophie Wilkinson has been appointed Partner.

Sophie specialises in commercial law in the sport and media sectors and has also been instrumental in developing the firm’s data protection, IP and major event hosting practices.  We are very excited to have her join the partnership and you can read the full press release here.

Sophie