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Teacher Strikes: Planning for employees who cannot work

School Closures: What are your options?

In this episode 199 of the podcast I bring you some ideas for planning ahead for teacher strikes that may close schools and impact on your employees.

In this episode I cover the following:

  • Why you should plan ahead and discuss with staff asap.
  • The impact and stress that could be caused to individuals.
  • The importance of planning for your business continuity.
  • Options available to you.
  • Paid leave at your discretion.
  • The availability of holiday.
  • Changing hours or working flexibly.
  • Unpaid leave under the statutory right to time off for dependents
  • Home working.

If you have any questions or would like some advice about how to handle this then please do not hesitate to get in touch, by email to alison@realemploymentlawadvice.co.uk or telephone 01983 897003.

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As part of our HR Harbour annual subscription service for employers we provide guidance and training for employers, supervisors and managers. If you would like to know more about the HR Harbour Service and how you can get unlimited support from as little as £210 per month please contact me for a no obligation discussion – alison@realemploymentlawadvice.co.uk or you can find full details here: HR Harbour

Don’t forget you can contact us by telephone 01983 897003, 01722 653001, 020 3470 0007, 0191 375 9694 or 023 8098 2006

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The information contained in this Podcast and post is provided for guidance and is a snapshot of the law at the time. It is provided for your information only and should not be used as a substitute for obtaining legal advice that it specific to your particular circumstances.

The guidance should not be relied upon in any decision making process. It is strongly recommended that you seek advice before taking action.

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