Employment law: what should charities look out for in 2021?

Last year was not what anyone was expecting, and it is hard to know what 2021 might bring. Our employment lawyers, however, in this article offer an assessment of what was significant from an employment law perspective in 2020, and what is likely to continue to be significant into 2021, including:

  • Health and safety in the context of the pandemic
  • Redundancy and the job retention scheme
  • Black Lives Matter and ethnicity pay reporting
  • Immigration and the evolution of the post-Brexit system
  • Wages and the labour market
  • Unfair dismissal: the old and the new, and
  • Three issues to watch for in relation to pensions in 2021.

Any charity wanting to get to grips with employment law issues may also be interested in our employment law update for charities, a Zoom webinar on 18 March.

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