Alice Thompson has been awarded almost £185,000 by an employment tribunal which found that her ex-employer, Scancrown Ltd trading as Manors Estate subjected her to indirect sex discrimination. Ms Thompson’s request to reduce her working hours after her maternity leave was refused and this case highlights the importance for organisations to consider flexible working requests carefully.
After 18 months of multiple updates and extensions, the ground-breaking furlough scheme (Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme) is coming to an end. The scheme has been a lifeline for many businesses impacted by the pandemic but with many still struggling to survive, hard decisions will need to be made when the scheme ends on the 30th September 2021.
After 45 years with Moore & Tibbits, August marked the end of an era for our Practice Manager, Nicola Gillett, who is handing over the reins to Wendy Lord. Nicola will be embarking on her next adventure as she begins her retirement.
Huge congratulations to Monika Krtenova who has passed her Level 3 Diploma with CILEx (Chartered Institute of Legal Executives). Monika is now an Associate (ACILEx) and will become a CILEx Paralegal in January 2022.