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Business Contracts and Covid 19
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Business Contracts and Covid 19

The 21st of June has become an important date in the UK as we all look forward to the lifting of restrictions relating to covid-19. Although there is light at the end of the tunnel, there are still a few things that you may want to consider with regard to b2b contracts. If your business is likely to be unable to fulfill contractual obligations due to covid-19 and any fall out after June 2021, then you should review your contracts with suppliers and customers. Some events are beyond the control of parties involved in a contrac. These events are commonly referred to as “force majeure” events and include things such as natural disasters, terrorist attacks or global pandemics. The clause will often allow a party to be excused from their contractual obligations should a force majeure ...
How can businesses react when an employee seeks compensation for a grievance
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How can businesses react when an employee seeks compensation for a grievance

Billy Muir, Managing Director of LBJ consultants Ltd explains how a grievance procedure has works using a real case study.  This employee was currently off work ill and had raised an informal grievance with the CEO, as the grievance involved their manager.  They had been off work before our client introduced the new policies. Therefore, they had to hear the grievance using the old policies. The employee was claiming that they had been bullied by their manager and other staff members.  The employee had been called to a meeting about her poor performance prior to going off work ill. We advised the client that they should meet with the employee, for a welfare meeting, to discuss their absence, but this should not be done by the employee’s manager at this time.  W...