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Redundancy Through Restructuring (An Employers Guide)

Redundancy Through Restructuring (An Employers Guide)

Reasons for Redundancy Restructure There are multiple reasons why a company may decide to restructure, from advances in technology to changes in markets, however, at present, as the UK economy continues to show little growth and with high costs, companies across most sectors are struggling and therefore a current pressing need for undergoing a restructure, […]

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Types of Employee Leave and the Recently Passed (2023) Two New Types – Neonatal Care & Carer’s Leave

Types of Employee Leave and the Recently Passed (2023) Two New Types – Neonatal Care & Carer’s Leave

Two Acts of Parliament were passed at the end of May which, when implemented, will allow for two new types of leave to which employees will have a statutory entitlement. (Meaning an employer is obliged by law to allow them). These will be: Neonatal Care Leave – a right for eligible employed parents whose new-born […]

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Is your Business Affected by LOLER and PUWER?

Is your Business Affected by LOLER and PUWER?

As H&S Consultants, we often visit Motor Vehicle Repair (MVR) premises which have particular dangers that require employers to minimise the risks to health and safety. MVR premises use a wide range of work equipment that is invaluable to the business. In this article we will try and highlight effective guidance on how you can […]

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Vacuum Cleaners in the Workplace (Health & Safety)

Vacuum Cleaners in the Workplace (Health & Safety)

Health and Safety is important in any workplace irrespective of industry type or sector, this of course includes keeping the workplace clean and as dust free as possible. Dust can be harmful to health mainly through inhalation but can also be dangerous in terms of fire and explosion risk. The risk normally occurs when a […]

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Government Proposals to Amend Domestic Employment Laws Post Brexit 2023.

Government Proposals to Amend Domestic Employment Laws Post Brexit 2023.

In May the Government announced its intention to amend legislation in the UK now that Brexit has taken place.  They are proposing making changes to employment law in an attempt to drive growth and improve outcomes, as well as to reduce burdens on business.    Some of the headline proposes are as follows: Amending Holiday […]

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Data Protection and the Use of CCTV

Data Protection and the Use of CCTV

Do you utilise CCTV recordings on your premises? Does this capture your employees or other members of the public? Installing CCTV, no matter the reason why, should not be done without prior thought around how you are going to ensure you comply with the UK-GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018. Here are a few […]

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Reimbursement of Immigration Fees

Reimbursement of Immigration Fees

With sponsorships on the rise post-Brexit, employers are asking about how they can look to recover fees and create an effective reimbursement agreement. Many employers are keen to protect their investment when sponsoring a migrant worker and therefore may consider issuing a reimbursement agreement to recover some of the immigration fees from the employee if […]

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Evacuation Chairs: Ensuring Safe Emergency Evacuations for All

Evacuation Chairs: Ensuring Safe Emergency Evacuations for All

According to data from the Labour Force and Annual Population surveys produced by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), there were 4.9m disabled people in employment in the UK from July to September 2022, accounting for roughly 15% of the UK workforce during the period. With such a significant portion of the UK workforce comprised […]

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