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Kings Coronation Bank Holiday | An Employers Guide

Kings Coronation Bank Holiday | An Employers Guide

It has been announced that there will be an extra bank holiday in May 2023, in honour of the coronation of His Majesty King Charles III. The bank holiday will fall on Monday 8th May 2023, following the coronation on Saturday 6th May 2023. Many employers will be questioning if an employee is entitled to […]

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Black Friday 2022 – Dealing with Key HR & Employment Law Issues

Black Friday 2022 – Dealing with Key HR & Employment Law Issues

Black Friday 2022 is set to be bigger than ever this year with retailers getting ready to offer a range of deals from tech to toys. But what are the HR issues affecting UK businesses on Black Friday? We review 3 key HR challenges facing employers and provide practical guidance to help you manage your […]

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Cyber Monday: Keeping your Staff Engaged

Cyber Monday: Keeping your Staff Engaged

Cyber Monday is the first Monday after Black Friday, this year it falls on Monday 28th November. The term ‘Black Friday’ originated in America, its a day when retailers slash their prices resulting in increased sales and profits. Cyber Monday is traditionally when online retailers slash their prices. However most retailers taking part in Black […]

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High Staff Turnover & the Importance of Retaining Good Staff

High Staff Turnover & the Importance of Retaining Good Staff

It certainly has been a turbulent time for the Conservative Party over the last month. If there is anything we can take away from the comings and goings of key personnel within the party, it’s that the stability of staff has a key role to play in the success of any business. Whilst some staff […]

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Welfare Meetings | Your Essential HR Guide

Welfare Meetings | Your Essential HR Guide

As you will be aware sickness absence can so easily negatively impact the operation of any business. Employers are also under a duty to ensure the health, safety and well being of those that they employ. With this in mind, welfare meetings play a valuable role in in the process of absence management – be […]

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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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Employee Resignation & Unfair Dismissal Claims

Employee Resignation & Unfair Dismissal Claims

Our latest HR article looks at the recent case of Fentem v Outform EMEA Ltd , regarding bringing forward the date of resignation by operation of a contractual clause. We review the details of the case and provide practical guidance surrounding employee resignation and unfair dismissal. Background to the Case The Claimant resigned from his […]

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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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