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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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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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