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  • All
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Settlement Agreements & Protected Conversations

Settlement Agreements & Protected Conversations Table of Contents Employers Introduction There are times when dealing with employee issues can become: High risk – from both …

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Employee Resources

Defending a claim in the Employment Tribunal

Defending a claim in the Employment Tribunal Table of Contents Employers Introduction You have received notice from ACAS of a potential claim by a former …

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Dealing with Disciplinary Issues

Dealing with Disciplinary Issues Table of Contents Employers Introduction Dealing with Disciplinary Issues – Does it make you want to bury your head in the …

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Bringing employees back to work: The reluctant to returner

Advice for employers on bringing employees back to work As the lockdown restrictions start to ease and more businesses are starting to think about returning …

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Furloughing Staff_ Guidance for employers
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What notice pay should employers pay to employees on furlough?

What do you pay if an employee has agreed to accept 80% of pay during furlough I was recently asked what, on the face of …

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Furloughing Staff_ Guidance for employers
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Returning to work after lockdown and furlough

While at present there is no formal end to the government’s restrictions on work or travel, it is possible that the UK will start to …

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Employer preparation during lockdown
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Key Points Employers should be considering during the lockdown

What do employers need to start thinking about while staff are furloughed? 1. Planning It is crucial to use this time to start planning for …

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Monitoring the health of your staff

What steps can employers take in respect of employee health? I was recently asked whether, during this pandemic, an employer can lawfully conduct temperature checks …

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Holiday pay and rights
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Annual Leave & Furlough

What happens about annual leave during  furlough? I want to start with a BIG disclaimer, this is completely uncharted territory and therefore some of what …

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Furloughing Staff_ Guidance for employers
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Frequently Asked Questions about Furloughing

The job retention scheme FAQ’s 1. Will the payments be calculated on gross or net pay? You will pay employees in the normal way through …

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Furlough & Directors
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Furlough & Directors

Directors can be furloughed After the first couple of versions of the guidance issued by HMRC it was subsequently clarified that Directors can be furloughed …

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Furloughing Staff_ Guidance for employers
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Furlough / Job Retention Scheme guidance: 04 April 2020

Further clarification of the scheme Helpfully on Saturday further guidance was published on the .GOV website about the scheme. This latest guidance answers several outstanding …

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