September 22, 2017

Guidance for employers to support working parents with premature or sick babies

  ACAS has reported that over 95,000 premature or sick babies are born each year in the UK. As a result, it has issued new guidance […]
September 8, 2017

How the Bradford Factor system works – Managing Absence

  The Bradford Factor system is a way of measuring levels of sickness absence within organisations. An employee’s score is calculated by taking the number of […]
September 8, 2017

BBC releases gender pay gap report

  As most people will be aware, the BBC recently revealed how much their top presenters earn, which has again raised the issue of the gender […]
July 28, 2017
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Notice of Termination of Employment – Be Aware of the Rules

Which of the below statements would you say is true with regards to employers serving employees notice of termination of their employment? A.) Notice is counted […]
July 28, 2017
employment law

Notice entitlement and long-term sick leave

Employers terminating an employee’s contract of employment who is on long-term sick leave, have exhausted all statutory and employer sick pay and have no prospect of […]
July 28, 2017
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Supreme Court rules Employment Tribunal fees unlawful

Following the introduction of Employment Tribunal fees in 2013, tribunals have seen a reduction in cases brought to them. The introduction of the fees caused a debate […]
May 10, 2017
guidance on the tax-free childcare scheme

Tax-free Childcare scheme? Guidance for Employees and Employers.

The new scheme enables eligible parents to receive a contribution from the Government of 20% of their childcare costs, up to an annual limit of £2,000 […]
May 9, 2017
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Employment Status – Guidelines from ACAS and Tool from HMRC

With the changing nature of work, employment status is not as clearly defined as it was in the past when more traditional working arrangements were dominant. […]
April 7, 2017
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How to dismiss employees on long-term sick leave

Dealing with employees, or unfortunately dismissing employees, who are on long-term sick leave can be a challenge for a lot of employers. Although the underlying reasons […]