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Catherine Almeida
    • Catherine Almeida

    • Associate Solicitor - Employment & HR
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Out of Sight But Not Out of Mind: Considerations for Hybrid Working

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More employers are embracing the idea of hybrid working, having seen their teams cope with its challenges during the pandemic. It may be the case that for some office-based companies, the working world has changed for good. However, splitting time between a...

Updated Welsh Government Guidance - Minimising the Risk of Coronavirus in Workplaces and Public Premises

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The Welsh Government has publicised new guidance on taking reasonable measures to minimise the risk of exposure to coronavirus in workplaces and premises open to the public. By way of background to the guidance, The Health Protection (Coronavirus...

Recent Employment Law Decisions Shaping the Landscape

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In this blog Employment Associate Solicitor Catherine Almeida, along with Trainee Solicitor Benjamin Griffiths, outline some recent Employment Law decisions that will shape the ever evolving landscape for employers in England and Wales. What...

Ask The Legal Expert - Does the Uber Ruling Mean My Business Will Have to Change?

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"I run a cleaning company in South Wales using scores of self-employed workers. The business model works for me, and my team members like having the flexibility to fit their hours in around childcare and other commitments. Will the Uber case force me...

An Employment Law Update: A round up of 2020 and what's to come in 2021

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2020 A Round Up 2020 was an exceptional year for all involved in the world of Employment Law. As we got to grips with changes in our everyday lives and legislation to mitigate the effect of those changes, the key changes affecting...

Ask the Rural Expert: Advice On Making Redundancies

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I plan to move out of dairy farming so, regrettably, I may have to make my herdsman redundant. He lives in a farm cottage and I will need him to move out, but I don’t want conflict and I want to deal with this properly. How should I proceed? ...

Still foggy over Furlough? A Q&A for Employees

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For any employers or employees who have questions around the furlough scheme, we hope you find this Q&A blog helpful. This blog was last updated on the 4 March 2021 with the most recent questions added at the end of the article. On...

Don't Stand By Me - Employers Must Enforce The Two Metre Rule

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As firms across Wales are continuing to get to grips with the implications of the COVID-19 in the workplace, fresh regulations have come into force here to ensure employers are keeping their colleagues safe at work, by maintaining a two metre social...

It's Not All Covid-19 - An Employer's Snapshot

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Employers and employees are understandably preoccupied with the impact of the Covid-19 epidemic. As well as unprecedented changes that this pandemic has brought about, there are other key changes that have either taken place or are about to happen that...

Your Furlough Questions Answered. A Video Blog by JCP Solicitors

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A video blog by Catherine Almeida, Employment Solicitor– JCP Solicitors. Please note this video was uploaded at 10am on Tuesday 31st March 2020 and is a response to questions asked by For Cardiff members. To read more about Furlough please click ...

Be Cyber Savvy - A Covid-19 Reminder

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At a time when we are all preoccupied with educating our children, physically isolating ourselves from the rest of the world, trying to set up remote working, keeping up to date with the latest government announcements and dealing with concerns about health,...