Temporary Covid measures for employment disputes come to an end

Measures to accelerate resolution of employment disputes have now expired.

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Temporary Covid measures for employment disputes come to an end

Temporary measures put in place to enable more timely resolution of employment disputes during the Covid-19 pandemic have now expired, according to the Association of Consumer Support Organisations (ACSO) and the Association of British Insurers (ABI).

The ABI/ACSO ‘Statement of Intent' was first published in April 2020, however, many of the measures are either now common practice or no longer necessary. Improving news on infection rates, the success of the UK's vaccine programme, changed ways of working and the impact of the government's Civil Liability Act reforms have made some measures redundant. Indeed, remote medical examinations remain the norm for claimants and remote rehabilitation is now accepted by most compensators on...

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