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Key amendments to the Employment Rights Act 1996
Charlie Barnes

04 May 2021

Read on to find out about the changes coming in April 2020 to the statements of terms employers must provide to the workforce and how holiday pay must be calculated.

Professional harm through adverse personal employment claims
Carolyn Brown

04 May 2021

Employment Tribunals publish their judgments online. They include a full narrative of the dispute. Last year, a lawyer damaged his professional reputation due to a Regulator’s rebuke after an Employment Tribunal found he had unfairly dismissed and discriminated against his nanny.

Firing and rehiring – what is it and does it need further legislation to curb it?
Charlie Barnes

30 April 2021

The so-called practice of hiring and firing has hit the headlines recently with a number of trade unions calling for more legislation to curb its use. So, what is it and is further legislation needed?

Are your HR and payroll systems ready for the change to NLW for 23 and 24 year olds?
Charlie Barnes

26 February 2021

From 1 April 2021, National Minimum Wage rates will increase and there will be a reduction in the age of workers eligible for the National Living Wage. How will you ensure you are compliant?

What does Brexit mean for workforce data processing obligations?
Charlie Barnes

26 February 2021

In 2018 the UK implemented the GDPR under the Data Protection Act 2018. Now the UK is no longer an EU member state, does Brexit create any potential issues for employers’ workforce data processing obligations?

Job Retention Bonus (now removed)
Carolyn Brown

06 November 2020

On Wednesday 5 November the Chancellor announced that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) was extended to 31 March 2021.

Beyond the job retention scheme: what are the legal considerations?
Carolyn Brown

27 October 2020

The Government has announced its roadmap for lifting the lockdown and issued guidance on re-opening the workplace. Here we explore some of the employment legal issues you will need to navigate.

Handling redundancies: what the ACAS, CBI and TUC joint statement means for employers
Carolyn Brown

29 September 2020

A joint statement was issued by the CBI and the TUC through ACAS as a companion precursor to the Job Support Scheme. It outlines that many employers may consider redundancies as the only survival option. Here we look at the guidance issued.

The National Minimum Wage
Charlie Barnes

03 August 2020

National Minimum Wage (NMW) – what employers need to know. Employers who fail to pay NMW face serious financial and reputational damage. Our team of employment tax and legal specialists help to ensure that you don’t inadvertently fall foul of the regulators.

Reactivating the workforce and returning to work – the legal considerations
Charlie Barnes

31 July 2020

Since 23 March, the Government advice was simple – employees should work from home if possible. With the confusion over the new Government guidance. What should employers do?

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