HPC Law Update: Brexit & Suspending Employees

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HPC Law Update: Brexit & Suspending Employees   Litigants in person Following the abolition in payment of fees for Employment Tribunals, lawyers acting for the employer often find themselves on the opposite side to a litigant in person. When dealing with litigants in person, it can sometimes be a difficult situation to manage.   When… Continue reading

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Millennial men earn less than generation before, research reveals

__     Research has found that young men today will earn £12,500 less than generations before them did at the same age. Speaking in a lecture on 21st century inequality, director of the Resolution Foundation Torsten Bell outlined this research for the Foundation’s Intergenerational Commission on the labour market prospects for younger generations.     This… Continue reading

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Phased retirement better for wellbeing

_ _ _ Employers are being urged to be more supportive of their employees entering retirement, particularly in regards to the timing and control individuals have on the decision. Wellbeing and mental health is effected greatly by this control, older workers should be given the opportunity of a ‘bridge’ job to make it a slower… Continue reading

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Facebook extends leave for grieving employees

__ Business insider has reported that Facebook has announced it will be extending its paid bereavement leave, which now extends up to 20 days for an immediate family member and 10 days for extended family.   This extension also covers caring for a sick relative which now extends to a period of six weeks, with… Continue reading

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