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Employer Resources

The Five Benefits of Offering your Employee a Settlement Agreement

Resolving issues at work with a Settlement Agreement has become increasingly popular with employers when attempting to handle a dispute with an employee

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Employer Resources

Can an employer change an employee’s hours and pay?

When can an employer make a change to an employees hours? Howe easy is it to make the change? What about reducing pay because of covid? There are options available for employers, but also protection for employees who may object to the change.

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Furlough and the Coronavirus

Job Retention Bonus – update

Key questions answered about the bonus scheme announced earlier this month which is available to employers as a one off taxable payment for every employee furloughed who is still employed after January 31st 2021

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Furlough and the Coronavirus

More support announced for employers affected by local lockdown

Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced last week a continuation of the furlough scheme for those businesses who are forced to close and cannot offer 33% of normal hours as required under the Job Support Scheme

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General HR Advice

Settlement Agreement negotiations: Guidance for Employers

The use of settlement agreements is becoming increasingly popular, this is largely due to the commercial benefits of entering into an agreement, as opposed to, risking costly litigation…

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Best practice for employers

Working from Home

Having the whole team working remotely from home and learning to use tools for communication and supervision of the team has led to a complete shift in my mindset about recruiting and brining good quality people into the business. Another reason why I believe that working from home is here to stay.

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Redundancy
Furlough and the Coronavirus

How do I work out redundancy pay?

When it comes to working out redundancy pay it is not always straightforward and some employers struggle to get it right. What you need to include in your calculation will depend on the way in which the employee works and is paid for that work .

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General Updates

Diary of a (wimpy) solicitor

After 17 weeks working from home, Solicitor Albert Bargery returns to the office with stringent social distancing and safety measures in place…

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General Updates

What’s new in Employment law and HR – July 2020

The Furlough Scheme continues to dominate the headlines but here is a roundup of other recent Employment news from Solicitor Miranda Amos…

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Employer Resources

What are the risk if I do not follow the Redundancy process?

If an employer does not follow a redundancy process there are various risks to the business and in this article we explore what those risks are for employers.

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Employee Resources

Issues that are arising for employers who want to bring employees back to work from furlough?

Dealing with staff who do not want to come back to work As lockdown eases and restrictions on sectors are lifting, many businesses across the …

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Employee Resources

What are the changes to the furlough / job retention scheme?

Phase 2 of the scheme: update Another new word for the employment lawyer and HR dictionary – ‘flexible furlough’! On Friday 29th May 2020, the …

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