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Recruitment Process | Essential Steps for Businesses

Recruitment Process | Essential Steps for Businesses

The recruitment process is usually the first contact someone will have with your company so always treat potential candidates respectfully to ensure their experience of your business is a positive one, even if they are not successful getting a job with you. They may pass on their good experience to someone who may be your […]

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Night Working | Employment Law & Employee Rights

Night Working | Employment Law & Employee Rights

According to a recent report from the Night Time Industries Association the UK’s night-time economy is Britain’s fifth biggest industry, accounting for a minimum 8% of the total UK workforce. In some night working cases such as hospital work, armed forces and care work, these shifts are essential in the running of the organisation. It’s […]

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A Guide to Restrictive Covenants

A Guide to Restrictive Covenants

Here at Wirehouse we get many questions regarding restrictive covenants and the desire for employers to restrict what an employee can do once their employment has been terminated. The starting point for employers is to understand that any contractual term which restricts a former employees activities would be unlawful as a restraint of trade and […]

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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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