Employment law still stands – cutting corners could be costly

Reports in the press reveal that the Office of National Statistics’ (ONS) latest statistics show that there have been 370,000 redundancies in the period leading up to the second lockdown, a record number; with the overwhelming majority as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Many businesses are obliged to make the hardest of decisions, resulting in savage cuts to their labour force, with the hospitality and retail sectors the hardest hit.

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