Employment Law Update | November 2020

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Employment Law Update | November 2020 Changes to Notice Pay & Furlough Until 1 December 2020, employers were allowed to claim furlough during any period of notice whether statutory or contractual either where the employee had resigned or where the employee had been given notice by the employer for example after being made redundant.  … Continue reading

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Employee monitoring increases amongst remote workers

Employee monitoring

Employee monitoring increases amongst remote workers Employee monitoring has become increasingly popular amongst UK employers since the beginning of the pandemic in March. One in five employers are now monitoring or are planning to monitor their employees who are working from home. This comes after an increase in remote working due to COVID19. Employers are… Continue reading

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Furlough update and changes

Furlough

Furlough update and changes There will be some changes to the furlough scheme from 1 December 2020. You will no longer be able to claim for furlough for notice periods of your employees.   Redundancies If you are having to make redundancies you must do so in accordance with the normal rules. You need to give… Continue reading

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How to manage difficult conversations remotely

Difficult conversations

How to manage difficult conversations remotely An important part of people management is knowing how to effectively approach and hold difficult conversations with your employees. Difficult conversations can come about for a number of reasons. They could be in relation to mental health, performance, redundancies/restructuring etc. Employers should not shy away from these types of… Continue reading

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Furlough scheme extended as response to new national lockdown

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Furlough scheme extended as response to new national lockdown Following the government’s announcement over the weekend, from November 5th, there will be another national lockdown across England. Along with this announcement, there has also been further support provided for businesses. What does this mean for you and your business?   The relevant local covid alert… Continue reading

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