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Corona income compensation for employees in quarantine?

Intensified contact tracing, the launch of the so-called Swiss-Covid app as well as the new regulations of the Federal Council regarding the entry from coronavirus risk regions to Switzerland are all leading to an increase in the number of cases in which employees must undergo quarantine. Especially in the upcoming summer holiday season, employers will therefore be increasingly faced with the question of how employees in quarantine are to be remunerated and whether social insurance benefits may be claimed for the loss of work during the quarantine.


Trudy Feaster-Gee

Feaster-Gee, Trudy

Trudy Feaster-Gee has two decades of specialist experience advising on all aspects of EU and UK competition law. She has enjoyed a number of prestigious secondments including at the UK’s Competition Commission, supporting the chairman and director of policy, and as a stagiare in DG Competition in Brussels. Feaster-Gee also enjoyed in-house positions as head […]

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Frustration reigns in US as government shutdown continues

As the US government shutdown grinds on, the impacts are being felt in Washington DC, across America, and around the world. Both houses of Congress remained in session on Wednesday (2 October), mostly debating familiar talking points. Congressional leaders met at the White House with President Obama, but no major visible progress was made. While […]

Saudi legal market takes step towards equality

It was just five years ago that Prince Sultan University in Riyadh introduced Saudi Arabia’s first law degree for women, but since then progress has been minimal. Women who wanted to practise law in Saudi Arabia faced numerous hurdles, not least that they were not permitted to argue a case in court. The observant reader […]

Turning up the heat: grant funding programme

The government has recently announced a new £6m grant funding programme that has been launched to help local authorities in England and Wales to develop new heating and cooling networks and expand existing networks. In order to be in with a chance of winning a share of the funding, local authorities will have to submit […]

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Master of the Rolls to preside over Plebgate appeal

The Master of the Rolls Lord Dyson is expected to decide whether the former chief whip, Andrew Mitchell MP, can break a costs order restricting his legal spend on a defamation claim against The Sun to £2,000. Mitchell was told in June that his legal spend for a defamation claim against The Sun publisher News […]

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