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Contracts of Employment: Getting it right

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In my last Employment Law blog, I discussed recruitment issues. Once you have found the right candidate and they’ve accepted your job offer, you will need to establish clearly the terms and conditions upon which they will be working for you. It...

Can your policies tackle workplace absenteeism?

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Big sporting events, such as the World Cup, Wimbledon or the Olympics, are eagerly anticipated by most of us. However, when matches are scheduled during the working week, it becomes problematic for fans who want watch or attend. Having a specific...

Hot Stuff!

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Now that we seem to be getting a bit of much longed-for sunshine, it’s important to know what an employer’s legal obligations are concerning minimum and maximum temperatures in the workplace. Although there are no legally binding workplace...

Increase in Redundancy and Dismissal Payments

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0n 6 April, the statutory caps in place for redundancy payments will rise from their current limits. The maximum amount for a week’s pay (as well as the basic award for unfair dismissal) will rise from £489 to £508. Currently, the maximum...

Settlement Agreements - The Basics

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Settlement agreements (formerly known as compromise agreements) are a popular and efficient way for employers and employees to formalise the termination of employment. Along with accounting for the employee’s notice pay, contractual benefits and...

Get ready for new data protection legislation

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Maybe not the sexiest topic around, but data protection is an important part of any businesses’ obligations not just to their workforce, but to their customers, suppliers and website users. In May, the new General Data Protection...