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Issues that are arising for employers who want to bring employees back to work from furlough?

Dealing with staff who do not want to come back to work As lockdown eases and restrictions on sectors are lifting, many businesses across the …

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Employee Resources

What are the changes to the furlough / job retention scheme?

Phase 2 of the scheme: update Another new word for the employment lawyer and HR dictionary – ‘flexible furlough’! On Friday 29th May 2020, the …

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Landmark Equality Ruling in the US

Discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender prohibited in the US The U.S. Supreme Court has recently ruled that discrimination on the basis …

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Will the furlough cut-off date place employees on maternity and other family leave at a disadvantage?

Furlough cut-off for new employees may cause difficulty for those employees currently on family leave One of the major announcements was that the furlough / …

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Employment Law & HR News Roundup

Key updates for Employers The biggest news this past week has, of course, been the changes to the furlough scheme. However, here is a round-up …

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Furlough Scheme Phase 2: Key information for employers

What are the changes to the furlough / job retention scheme? Another new word for the employment lawyer and HR dictionary – ‘flexible furlough’! On …

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How to handle an employee grievance

How to handle an employee grievance Table of Contents Employers Introduction Not sure how to handle an employee grievance? Do you need some direction? Dealing …

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Recruitment Legal Guidance

Recruitment Legal Guidance Table of Contents Employers Introduction How do you feel about recruiting staff? Does it fill you with dread? Is it something that …

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What does redundancy mean?

What does redundancy mean? Table of Contents Employers Introduction Being faced with the prospect of making employees redundant is both stressful and daunting. It can …

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Settlement Agreements & Protected Conversations

Settlement Agreements & Protected Conversations Table of Contents Employers Introduction There are times when dealing with employee issues can become: High risk – from both …

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Employee Resources

Defending a claim in the Employment Tribunal

Defending a claim in the Employment Tribunal Table of Contents Employers Introduction You have received notice from ACAS of a potential claim by a former …

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Dealing with Disciplinary Issues

Dealing with Disciplinary Issues Table of Contents Employers Introduction Dealing with Disciplinary Issues – Does it make you want to bury your head in the …

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Bringing employees back to work: The reluctant to returner

Advice for employers on bringing employees back to work As the lockdown restrictions start to ease and more businesses are starting to think about returning …

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What notice pay should employers pay to employees on furlough?

What do you pay if an employee has agreed to accept 80% of pay during furlough I was recently asked what, on the face of …

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Returning to work after lockdown and furlough

While at present there is no formal end to the government’s restrictions on work or travel, it is possible that the UK will start to …

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