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ACAS Guidance on Suspending Employees | Employer Advice

ACAS Guidance on Suspending Employees | Employer Advice

We review the new ACAS guidance on suspending employees recently published in September 2022. While this advice has no legal status and does not state anything entirely new from a legal standpoint, it is likely to be referred to by employees and representatives when making tribunal claims. It still remains the case, that an employer […]

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Harpur Trust v Brazel & Holiday Headaches

Harpur Trust v Brazel & Holiday Headaches

If you employ part year employees, zero hour employees or engage casual workers, you’ll likely have read about the Harpur Trust v Brazel case; the details and the implications. This guidance note, expands on our recent article and focuses on what this decision actually means in practice for employers & what your options are moving forward. Harpur […]

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Employee Rights on Miscarriages, Pregnancy Loss & Neonatal Care

Employee Rights on Miscarriages, Pregnancy Loss & Neonatal Care

It is recognised that employers are becoming more and more aware of the need to support their employees who are affected by miscarriage, pregnancy loss and neonatal care. We have answered some common questions on the current position in relation to employee rights on miscarriages, leave and pay entitlements for families in these circumstances, as […]

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Code of Practice | New Fire and Rehire Regulation

Code of Practice | New Fire and Rehire Regulation

The Government’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has introduced a new Statutory Code of Practice on the use of “fire and rehire” when changing terms and conditions of employment. The practice of “fire and rehire” refers to when an employer dismisses a worker or employee and then rehires them on new terms […]

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HR Legislation Update 2022 | Employment Law Guide

HR Legislation Update 2022 | Employment Law Guide

Staying on top of changes to Employment Law has never been more important. Our HR legislation update 2022 has a roundup of the key changes affecting UK businesses this spring, with practical advice and guidance from our expert Employment Law team. HR Legislation Update 2022 | Statutory Payments With recent legislation updates in April, below […]

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Unfair Dismissal & Iceland’s £3K Twirl Bar

Unfair Dismissal & Iceland’s £3K Twirl Bar

An Employment Tribunal judgment published online on 22 February 2022 concerned an Iceland employee who was awarded £3,010 compensation for unfair dismissal after admitting to her employer that she had eaten a Twirl belonging to the company that she had not paid for. On the face of it company stock is company stock and theft […]

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Redundancy Process & Discrimination Claims

Redundancy Process & Discrimination Claims

We review two recent first level tribunal decisions which upheld employees’ claims of discrimination, brought following a redundancy process. Redundancy Process | Case 1 The first, Robson v Clarke’s Mechanical Ltd involved a plumbing and heating engineer who was informed in a meeting with no prior consultation or notice that his employment would be terminated […]

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Key HR Trends for 2022 – Is Your Business Ready?

Key HR Trends for 2022 – 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 2022 and review some of the hot topics and key HR trends for the coming year. HR Trends & Covid There is no clear end to the Covid pandemic […]

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