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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 Information

Posted 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 >

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Mar, 2020

April 2020 Employment Regulation Changes        

Posted by Helen in Employment Law Changes

On 6th April 2020 there are several changes to employment regulations.   National Minimum Wage / National Living Wage Apprentice rate (aged under 19 or in first year of apprenticeship) - £4.15 per hour For workers aged 16 or 17  - £4.55 per hour For workers aged at least 18 but under 21 - £6.45 per...

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Feb, 2020

The Introduction of Parental Bereavement Leave        

Posted by Helen in Employment Law Changes

  On 6th April 2020, new legislation on parental bereavement comes into force.  In the tragic event of the deaht of a child under the age of 18, this new legislation gives parents the right to two weeks of leave.  The legislation is applicable in England, Scotland and Wales.  This is the first legisl...

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Mar, 2019

2019 Employment Changes        

Posted by Helen in Employment Law Changes

2019 EMPLOYMENT LAW CHANGES January 2019   Executive Pay Reporting UK quoted companies with more than 250 employees have to report on rations between CEO and employees pay and benefits.  The first reports are due in January 2020.   April 2019    National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage Rate Ch...

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Feb, 2018

Understanding the General Data Protection Regulations        

Posted by Helen in Employment Law Changes

Understanding the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) are effective from 25th May 2018.  If your business is subject to the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998, it is highly likely that it will be subject to the GDPR.  The GDPR replaces the D...

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