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Dismissing an Employee With Under 24 Months’ Service: What You Need to Know

Dismissing an Employee With Under 24 Months’ Service: What You Need to Know

If your business has recently employed an individual who is performing below expectations, what are your options? Can you dismiss them without following the typical disciplinary process? Are there risks associated with doing so? Here, we examine the legal implications of dismissing an employee within 24 months of joining the business. Dismissing an Employee | […]

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Key HR Trends for 2020 – Is Your Business Ready?

Key HR Trends for 2020 – Is Your Business Ready?

The New Year always brings a sense of excitement and time to plan for the coming months ahead, is your business HR ready? We look into 2020 and review some of the hot topics and key HR trends for the coming year. [su_youtube url=”https://youtu.be/-GAcFVO1mY8″] HR Appraisals, Performance Reviews and Continuous Feedback With many employees planning […]

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Christmas Rota Headache? A Practical Guide for Employers

Christmas Rota Headache? A Practical Guide for Employers

Whilst many businesses close for Christmas, for those that remain open careful Christmas rota planning is essential to avoid a potential staffing headache. Some sectors of the UK which have to work at Christmas include not only the hospitality industry, but the emergency services and domiciliary care sectors. Whilst many people in health or care […]

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Essential Guide to Parental Bereavement Leave and Pay Act

Essential Guide to Parental Bereavement Leave and Pay Act

As we look ahead to 2020, we expect the Parental Bereavement (Pay and Leave) Act to come into force in April. There is currently no specific provision for a parent to receive time off or pay if their child dies. The Parental Bereavement (Pay and Leave) Act provides a right to two weeks of time […]

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Employment Law Advice | Recent Case Law & Key Tips for Employers

Employment Law Advice | Recent Case Law & Key Tips for Employers

As the year draws to a close there has been a number of employment cases that have shaped the Employment Law advice and guidelines for businesses in 2019. We review 5 key cases and provide practical advice for employers. 1. Perceived direct disability discrimination In the case of Chief Constable of Norfolk v Coffey the […]

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Company Christmas Parties | Top 5 Tips

Company Christmas Parties | Top 5 Tips

With the festive party season upon us, we review the 5 key HR challenges facing businesses and provide practical advice to help you have trouble-free company Christmas parties. Are you concerned about staff behaviour at your Christmas party? Get in touch with our expert Employment Law team today for HR Advice. Our Top 5 Tips […]

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HR Advice For Employers – Top 5 Free Resources

HR Advice For Employers – Top 5 Free Resources

There are countless online resources offering employers HR advice , but not all are as useful as they could be. In order to get the most from these resources, we’ve compiled a list of the top 5 resources for free HR advice when you just need a little guidance or assistance that you can rely […]

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No Deal Brexit and GDPR | Essential Business Guide

No Deal Brexit and GDPR | Essential Business Guide

Confused about the effect of a no deal Brexit on GDPR and your business? Read our essential guide for SME’s to let you know what you need to be thinking about now, in preparation for a potential no deal Brexit. The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations) were introduced by EU law but have been incorporated […]

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