Having to Consider Redundancies?Posted on 12 August 2020
Here we set out the key areas an employer needs to consider and work through to handle any potential redundancies. Considerations before Redunda... Continue reading >
Staff Sickness on a Bank Holiday?Posted on 18 May 2020
How sickness falling on a bank holiday is dealt with depends on whether bank holidays are included within statutory holiday entitlement or are in addi... Continue reading >
Furlough InformationPosted on 28 March 2020
We are in a strange and desperate place just now and due to numerous requests for documentation in relation to the furlough of staff we have temporari... Continue reading >
The answer is sometimes……. The employer needs to make it clear whether the staff handbook is contractual or not. Some provisions in a staff handbook will be part of an employee’s written contract and if they are it should be made if the handbook or certain parts of it does form part of the co...
The Employee Handbook is a must have for businesses to ensure that staff are both aware of and follow company rules and regulations. It is not a legal requirement, but is a valuable source of reference for new and existing employees, so while it is non-contractual it is a good supplement alongside terms ...