Employment Law Update | January 2022

Employment Law

Employment Law Update | January 2022 James Mallon, our HR Business Partner, has provided us with an Employment Law Update for the month of January 2022. 1. Vicarious Liability The Court of Appeal in Chell v Tarmac Cement And Lime Ltd held that employer be held vicariously liable for the actions of its employees when engaging… Continue reading

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Health and Safety and Why We Need It

Workplace Health and Safety

Health and Safety and Why We Need It In this month’s Health and Safety update, our H&S Consultant, Colin Jones discussed the importance of H&S in the workplace and why all employers need it. What is the history of the Health and Safety at Work Act (HSW, HSWA, HASAW 1974 or HASAWA)? Now in its… Continue reading

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Sick Pay for Unvaccinated Employees

Unvaccinated

Sick Pay for Unvaccinated Employees As coronavirus restrictions begin to ease for those who are vaccinated, some employers are beginning to look at sick pay for individuals currently unvaccinated. Self-isolation guidance has been eased for those who have received their vaccination recently, however, there was no change for those unvaccinated people that come in to… Continue reading

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Covid-19 Restrictions Update

Covid Restrictions

Covid-19 Restrictions Update The Government has started the New Year with a review of the current situation regarding Covid-19 and the restrictions in place. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced on Tuesday (4th January) that the government intends to continue with the current restriction in place across the UK. Current Restrictions within UK nations These… Continue reading

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What are the Biggest HR Obstacles: A Perspective of The Care Sector

Care sector

What are the Biggest HR Obstacles: A Perspective of The Care Sector It has been a very unsettling few months for care providers, from BREXIT implications to COVID guidance changing regularly. New procedures have come into place, which means more paperwork and more memorising for management, larger workloads, endless lists of employee and customer concerns… Continue reading

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