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Ask The Experts - Employment Law Advice For Businesses

Published 06 April 2020
Ask the Experts Employment law advice for businessesThroughout the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses are taking steps to protect not only their staff, but clients and suppliers alike.It's a difficult t...

HMRC publishes details of furloughed employees’ scheme

Published 30 March 2020
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has published guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), this is where employers will be able to claim back 80% of the wages (up to a max £2,500 per mont...

Time to review the annual appraisal to see if it can make any necessary improvements

Published 16 March 2020
There can be few things more frustrating than getting fully prepared to do something, knowing exactly how it should work, only to discover it does not work.It’s fair to say that many now view the m...

How to conduct a fair disciplinary hearing and avoid getting it wrong

Published 09 March 2020
‘It’s not fair’ may sound like an unwelcome protest from an unhappy child, but when it’s said in relation to a disciplinary process it should be taken very seriously.An employer’s failure to conduc...

What you can expect at a fair grievance hearing

Published 02 March 2020
We live in an age when people are not afraid to complain, but do you really know what to expect if you lodge a formal complaint at work? You can raise a formal grievance at work at any time fo...

The working relationship involving HR and employment law

Published 25 February 2020
Viewed in some quarters as the enforcers in the employment relationship Human Resources (HR) play a crucial role in ensuring an employer acts legally.There is an image of HR in which it hires and f...

How to avoid that sickly feeling by managing absence in the right way

Published 17 February 2020
We all know that there are laws that govern the employer and employee working relationship, so you could be forgiven for asking: what legislation actually covers absence management?There are no spe...

Redundancy and Takeover

Published 03 February 2020
For an employee the takeover of the company they work for can be a time of great uncertainty and spark real fear about what the future holds.A new owner may have their own ideas about how they wish...

Preventing race discrimination in the workplace

Published 27 January 2020
Racism of any type is abhorrent and dealing effectively with such allegations in the workplace is vital.Employers should take a zero-tolerance approach to such unlawful behaviour.The Equality Act 2...

Understanding an employer’s duty to remove barriers for an employee with a disability

Published 20 January 2020
Employers are under a duty to make reasonable adjustments for an employee with a disability, but how much is actually known about what that really means?Reasonable adjustments are changes to the wo...

Disability discrimination in the workplace

Published 13 January 2020
For an employer dealing effectively with any complaint from an employee is essential and it is especially so if it is one of disability discrimination.The evidence is not always as obvious and blat...

Trade union representation for non-members

Published 06 January 2020
Our fully qualified and experienced Trade Union representatives are on hand to help you with any concerns you may have with your employer and any issues you may face while in employment. Contact ...

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