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Employee Resources

Making an Employment Tribunal claim against your Employer

If you are an employee considering whether to pursue a claim against your employer, which can be a daunting task, there are a lot of factors that need to be considered. Here is a step by step guide to lodging an Employment Tribunal Claim..

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Best practice for employers

WhatsApp in the workplace – What’s an employer to do?

Communicating via WhatsApp messages in the workplace is becoming a popular way for colleagues to communicate with each other, this can however lead to problems in the workplace and put employers at risk of legal claims…

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Furlough and the Coronavirus

Furlough Scheme Extension Update 10th November 2020

As promised the government published the revised and updated guidance on the Job Retention Scheme, commonly known as the Furlough Scheme, late on Tuesday 10th November 2020.

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Discrimination & Equality

Discrimination in an employer’s recruitment process

Employer’s Talent Pool and Indirect Age Discrimination: A recent tribunal case, Ryan v South West Ambulance Services NHS Trust, considered whether an employer’s talent pool, could amount to indirect discrimination.

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Best practice for employers

How can you keep up teamwork and morale when everyone is working from home?

It is important to consider how to continue to foster those internal relationships amongst colleagues and keep your team happy whilst they are working from home…

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Disability Discrimination

25 years of Disability Discrimination Legislation

It is hard to believe that it was only in 1995 that the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 was passed, making it unlawful to discriminate against someone because of their disability.

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Furlough and the Coronavirus

Furlough scheme extension for November 2020

After the announcement that England would go into a second period of lockdown it was announced that the furlough scheme would continue to enable support for employers during this new period of lockdown. So, what do you need to know?

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Employer Resources

Job Support Scheme: A Guide for Employers

This guide is intended to give you an overview of the key elements of the scheme based on information which is available as at the 25th October 2020.

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Redundancy

What happens about notice when someone is made redundant?

Answers to some of the frequently asked questions we receive about notice periods and redundancy at a time when many employers are having to reduce staff …

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Settlement Agreement

What happens if the terms of a Settlement Agreement are breached?

Settlement Agreements can resolved disputes between employers and employees but what happens when either party does not stick to the terms?

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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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