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Good Employee Induction

Posted on 05 April 2022

If you are recruiting there is a great opportunity to welcome and engage new staff members when they join the organisation.  A good induction will al... Continue reading >

2022 Employment Changes

Posted on 14 December 2021

What to look out for in 2022:   The National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage From 6th April 2022, the new hourly rates recommended by the Low... Continue reading >

What is Custom and Practice in Employment?

Posted on 04 November 2021

Custom and practice relates to long standing working arrangements and practices that have become the norm.  These customs and practices may therefore... Continue reading >

04
Nov, 2021

What is Custom and Practice in Employment?        

Posted by Helen in Employment Contracts

Custom and practice relates to long standing working arrangements and practices that have become the norm.  These customs and practices may therefore automatically become part of an employee’s working terms and contract by virtue that they are implied into the contract of employment even though they a...



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16
Aug, 2019

WHAT ARE RESTRICTIVE COVENANTS?        

Posted by Helen in Employment Contracts

WHAT ARE RESTRICTIVE COVENANTS?   Restrictive covenants clauses within contracts of employment which prevent employees from carrying out certain actions during employment and for some limited time after the employment terminates.  A covenant must only go as far as is reasonably necessary to protect the...



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11
Jul, 2018

What are Zero Hours Contracts?        

Posted by Helen in Employment Contracts

We hear this term quite a bit these days, but what are zero hours contracts?   A zero hours contract is a causal working agreement between an employer and an individual.   They have received some negative press in recent years, but used properly, zero hours contracts can be a flexible alternative to fu...



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14
Sep, 2017

Changing Contracts of Employment        

Posted by Helen in Employment Contracts

A contract of employment is a legally binding agreement between an employer and an employee. Any change to a contract therefore needs to be considered carefully. An organisation may seek to change employees’ terms and conditions of employment for reasons such as operational capacity, economic situation...



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