In this edition of Workplace Law, we have guidance, hot off the press, on the changes to the CJRS the Chancellor announced this afternoon. We also look at confidentiality clauses in relation to settlement agreements.
Can an employer get out of the obligation to pay settlement money if an employee breaches a confidentiality clause in a settlement agreement?
Settlement agreements are a highly important aspect of employment relations. They have been around in some form or other since the 1990s and are an appropriate way of managing employees’ exits on financial terms.
UPDATED: Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme
Here we look into the Chancellor’s latest update to the CJRS, examining at the implications for employers who will now need to contribute towards the cost from August.