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As the Government gradually relax the Covid restrictions, employers are having to look at the future of the workplace. Will they continue with homeworking? Will they want people back in the workplace or will it be a hybrid of the two? What does not seem in dispute is...read more
For a number of reasons, employers are seeing an increase in whistleblowing cases. It's important to note that employees don’t need any qualifying service to bring a whistleblowing claim and compensation is uncapped. Join us to explore how employees can bring...read more
Second date added! Due to the success of our recent session, and by popular demand, we are running the event on how to change employee terms and conditions for a second time. It will take place on Wednesday 12th May 9.30am - 10.30am. There are times when an employer...read more
There are times when an employer needs to consider making changes to an employee’s contract of employment. When customer's requirements change it could mean a change in a shift pattern, for example. Also, recently, we have been frequently asked about introducing...read more
Briefing – What does the Uber case actually mean for companies and organisations who have self-employed people?
On Wednesday 17th March, Uber announced it would be paying it's UK workers the minimum wage, as well as holiday pay and pension contributions. This is following a lengthy court battle. What was found in the case? In February, the Supreme Court, which is the highest...read more
At some point all employers have employees who are absent due to sickness. If absence is not managed well it can cause a number of issues. These include the following: The performance of the business or organisation can suffer. It can increase costs. It takes up...read more
Second date added! Due to the success of our recent session, and by popular demand, we are running the event on Protected Conversations for a second time. It will take place on Tuesday 23rd February, 14:00-15:00. Protected conversations are a way of being able to talk...read more
In April 2021 the rules on IR35 change for the private sector. In this mini-series of posts, we will look at what the changes are and how it works. We will begin with a short summary of how IR35 works and what the changes are. How does IR35 work? The best way to...read more
Protected conversations are a way of being able to talk more openly with an employee about resolving issues or looking to terminate their employment. Anything said in the conversation cannot be referred to in an unfair dismissal claim. This event will focus on how to...read more
Working from home, the legal HR perspective. With this lockdown comes the request that the nation works from home wherever possible. Here’s our perspective on the legal aspects you need to consider this time around. The main considerations: You MUST facilitate home /...read more
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