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An Employee Resignation During a Disciplinary Process

Posted on 02 September 2021

An employer cannot refuse to accept an employee’s resignation at any time.  If an employee has submitted their resignation it is valid even if the ... Continue reading >

What is Workplace Mediation?

Posted on 02 September 2021

Mediation is where an impartial third party, helps people in dispute to attempt to reach a resolution by facilitating a conversation between the parti... Continue reading >

Key Information on Overtime

Posted on 02 September 2021

Overtime is usually classed as hours worked above normal full time hours. Salaried positions often do not attract overtime payments, but it is common ... Continue reading >

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07
Apr, 2021

2021 Employment Law Changes        

Posted by Helen in Employment Law Changes

2021 EMPLOYMENT LAW CHANGES   There are a few key changes this year for employers to be particularly aware of.   New Immigration System  From 1st January 2021 a new immigration system applies to individuals arriving in the UK for the first time. EEA citizens (this includes EU citizens) and Swiss citiz...



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24
Feb, 2021

Right to Work Checks        

Posted by Helen in Employment Law Changes

Businesses employing people from outside the UK are responsible for ensuring that applicants and employees have the right to work in the UK.  This is particularly important because the right of freedom of movement of workers between the EU and the UK has now ended.  At the recruitment stage it is a goo...



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06
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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20
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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