anti-strike

Anti-Strike Laws | Employment Law Update

31 Jan 2023

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Anti-Strike Laws | Employment Law Update Kendal Hulme, our Head of Operations, provides a legal update on the proposed anti-s ...

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Annual leave

U-Turn in Annual Leave Calculation

31 Jan 2023

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U-Turn in Annual Leave Calculation You may have read our blog in August 2022 where we discussed the shock Supreme Court rulin ...

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managing sickness

Managing sickness during the Cold and Flu sea ...

30 Jan 2023

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Managing sickness during the Cold and Flu season In this article, Senior HR Consultant, Louise Angell explores managing sickn ...

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learning & development

Why should employers invest more in Learning ...

24 Jan 2023

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Why should employers invest more in Learning & Development? In this article, Senior HR Consultant, Claire McGuinness disc ...

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Seasonal affective disorder

Managing Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

23 Jan 2023

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Managing Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) In this article, Health and Safety expert, Adam Williams discusses Seasonal Affect ...

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flexible working requests

Flexible Working Requests to be a day-one rig ...

20 Dec 2022

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Flexible Working Requests to be a day-one right | Employment Law Update Kendal Hulme, our Head of Operations, provides a lega ...

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four-day week

Is a four-day week right for your business?

19 Dec 2022

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Is a four-day week right for your business? In this article, Senior HR Consultant, Claire McGuinness discusses the benefits a ...

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workplace temperature

Managing workplace temperature | Health and S ...

16 Dec 2022

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Managing workplace temperature | Health and Safety In this article, Health and Safety expert, Colin Jones discusses workplace ...

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work-related ill health

Work-Related Ill Health Statistics | Health a ...

15 Dec 2022

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Work-Related Ill Health Statistics | Health and Safety In this article, Health and Safety expert, Adam Williams discusses the ...

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work Christmas party

The Importance of HR at a Work Christmas Part ...

08 Dec 2022

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The Importance of HR at a Work Christmas Party Senior HR Consultant, Louise Angell discusses the importance of HR during the ...

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redundancy

Is redundancy your best and only option?

29 Nov 2022

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Is redundancy your best and only option? In this article, Senior HR Consultant, Louise Angell discusses whether redundancy is ...

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world cup hr

World Cup 2022 – Guide for Employers Tackling ...

29 Nov 2022

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World Cup 2022 – Guide for Employers Tackling HR Needs In this article, Senior HR Consultant, Claire McGuinness discusses the ...

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health and safety audit

Health and Safety Audit

24 Nov 2022

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Health and Safety Audit In this article, Health and Safety expert, Adam Williams explains what a health and safety audit is a ...

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Autumn Statement

Autumn Statement | Employment Law Update

23 Nov 2022

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Autumn Statement | Employment Law Update Kendal Hulme, our Head of Operations, provides a legal update for November 2022. She ...

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Bank holiday

Bank holiday proclaimed in honour of the Coro ...

10 Nov 2022

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Bank holiday proclaimed in honour of the Coronation of His Majesty King Charles III The government has announced that Monday ...

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Carer's leave

Carer's Leave and Enhanced Redundancy Protect ...

28 Oct 2022

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Carer's Leave and Enhanced Redundancy Protection | Employment Law Update In this article, Head of Operations, Kendal Hulme pr ...

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disability discrimination

Preventing Disability Discrimination in the W ...

27 Oct 2022

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Preventing Disability Discrimination in the Workplace In this article, Senior HR Consultant, Claire McGuinness, discusses dis ...

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quiet quitting

Quiet Quitting - What is it?

26 Oct 2022

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Quiet Quitting - What is it? In this article, Senior HR Consultant, Louise Angell, explores quiet quitting and offers advice ...

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DSE assessment

DSE Assessment including Homeworkers

26 Oct 2022

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DSE Assessment including Homeworkers In this article, our expert Health & Safety Consultant, Colin Jones, discusses the D ...

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mini-budget

Mini-Budget | Employment Law Update

29 Sep 2022

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Mini-Budget | Employment Law Update Kendal Hulme, our Head of Operations, provides a legal update for September 2022. She dis ...

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flexible working requests

Flexible Working Requests – are you prepared? ...

26 Sep 2022

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Flexible Working Requests – are you prepared? In this article, our Senior HR Consultant, Louise Angell, discusses the influx ...

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allergies

Managing allergies in the workplace | Health ...

26 Sep 2022

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Managing allergies in the workplace | Health and Safety In this article, our expert H&S Consultant, Colin Jones, discusse ...

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sexual harassment in the workplace

Sexual Harassment in the workplace - What can ...

26 Sep 2022

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Sexual Harassment in the workplace - What can Employers do? In this article, our Senior HR Consultant, Claire McGuinness, dis ...

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right to work checks

Employment Law Update | August 2022

25 Aug 2022

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Employment Law Update | August 2022 Kendal Hulme, our Head of Operations, provides a employment law update for August 2022 in ...

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Holiday

Term-time only and other ‘part-year’ workers ...

25 Aug 2022

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Term-time only and other ‘part-year’ workers are entitled to 5.6 weeks holiday a year In this article, our Senior HR Consulta ...

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manual handling

Manual Handling | Health and Safety

10 Aug 2022

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Manual Handling | Health and Safety In this article, our Health and Safety expert, Colin Jones, discusses manual handling wit ...

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first aid

First Aid Arrangements | Health and Safety

10 Aug 2022

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First Aid Arrangements | Health and Safety In this article, our Health and Safety expert, Adam Williams, discusses first aid ...

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Menopause

Menopause Will Not Become a Protected Charact ...

28 Jul 2022

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Menopause Will Not Become a Protected Characteristic Our Head of Operations, Kendal Hulme has explored this recent decision a ...

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Tribunals

An Employers Guide to Employment Tribunals

22 Jul 2022

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An Employers Guide to Employment Tribunals Employment tribunals affect over 100,000 businesses in the UK every year, in this ...

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Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid │ Health and Safety

19 Jul 2022

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Mental Health First Aid │ Health and Safety Our resident health and safety expert Adam Williams has discussed the importance ...

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Health Surveillance

Health Surveillance | Health and Safety

18 Jul 2022

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Health Surveillance | Health and Safety Are you keeping your employees safe? Our H&S consultant Colin Jones has offered g ...

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Strikes

Employment Law │ June 2022

30 Jun 2022

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Employment Law │ June 2022 Our Head of Operations, Kendal Hulme, discusses legal changes to strikes and fit notes in an Emplo ...

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Legionella

Legionella | Health and Safety Update

24 Jun 2022

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Legionella | Health and Safety Update In this article, our expert H&S consultant, Colin Jones, looks to discuss legionell ...

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four day week

Are Changes Ahead as Businesses Trial Four-Da ...

15 Jun 2022

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Are Changes Ahead as Businesses Trial Four Day Week? The world’s largest trial of its kind is taking place as thousands of UK ...

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Employment law

The Queen’s Speech – What Do Employers Need t ...

20 May 2022

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The Queen’s Speech – What Do Employers Need to Know? Kendal Hulme, our Head of Operations, looks to discuss the Queen's speec ...

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Absence

Absence at Highest Rate Since 2010

18 May 2022

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Absence at Highest Rate Since 2010 Nearly 150 million days were lost due to absence in 2021 as experts offer advice to employ ...

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First Aid In the Workplace │Health and Safety ...

11 May 2022

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First Aid In the Workplace │Health and Safety Update In this article, our expert H&S consultant, Colin Jones, looks to di ...

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Hybrid working

Employers Want Staff in Offices Despite Produ ...

05 May 2022

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Employers Want Staff in Offices Despite Productivity Gains From Hybrid Work Employers have reported increased productivity fr ...

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Young Employees

Business at Risk of Losing Young Employees

26 Apr 2022

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Business at Risk of Losing Young Employees A “sense of clarity and direction” is key to integrating and retaining young emplo ...

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Remote work

Employees pushing for remote work to save on ...

22 Apr 2022

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Employees Pushing for Remote Work to Save on Fuel Costs Almost half of UK employees are trying to persuade their managers to ...

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Asbestos awareness

Asbestos Awareness │Health and Safety Update ...

12 Apr 2022

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Asbestos Awareness │Health and Safety Update In this month's Health and Safety update, Colin Jones looks to discuss the essen ...

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Employment Law

Employment Law Update │April 2022

11 Apr 2022

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Employment Law Update │April 2022 In this article James Mallon, our HR Business Partner provides us with an essential employm ...

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Well-being check-in

Almost 50% of employees received no well-bein ...

05 Apr 2022

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Almost 50% of employees received no well-being check-in last year Calls were made for firms to do more for their staff after ...

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Employment Law

Key Updates in the Employment Law Timetable f ...

31 Mar 2022

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Key Updates in the Employment Law Timetable for 2022 Our MD Victoria Brown offers an update on some key Employment Law change ...

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Employment law

Employment Law Update │ March 2022

30 Mar 2022

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Employment Law Update │ March 2022 James Mallon, our HR Business Partner, provides an employment law update including cases a ...

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Vexatious claims

Man Banned From Tribunal Service After Making ...

23 Mar 2022

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Man Banned From Tribunal Service After Making Countless Vexatious Claims A serial claimant has received an infinite ban from ...

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Managing stress

Managing Stress │ Health and Safety

14 Mar 2022

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Managing Stress │ Health and Safety In this month’s update, our H&S Consultant, Colin Jones discusses the importance of m ...

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Opportunities for Women

Initiatives to Level Up Opportunities for Wom ...

10 Mar 2022

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Initiatives to Level Up Opportunities for Women Launched The government has announced plans to open opportunities to women in ...

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National Insurance

Businesses Call to Scrap National Insurance R ...

03 Mar 2022

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Businesses Call to Scrap National Insurance Rise The government is facing increasing pressure to delay the upcoming National ...

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Living with Covid

What is England’s ‘Living with Covid’ plan? ...

23 Feb 2022

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What is England’s ‘Living with Covid’ plan? Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced the "living with covid" plan that will ...

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Employment law update

Employment Law Update │ February 2022

22 Feb 2022

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Employment Law Update │ February 2022 James Mallon, our HR Business Partner, provides an employment law update for February, ...

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Vacancies

Firms Told to "Work Even Harder" as Vacancies ...

17 Feb 2022

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Firms Told to "Work Even Harder" as Vacancies Rise Employers looking to draw in new talent have been warned they will need to ...

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Hybrid

Are Hybrid Work Models Still Working? │ Healt ...

10 Feb 2022

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Are Hybrid Work Models Still Working? │ Health and Safety In this month’s Health and Safety update, our H&S Consultant, C ...

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Plan B restrictions

Plan B Restrictions to End in England

26 Jan 2022

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Plan B Restrictions to end in England On 19 January, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced the end of Plan B restrictions in ...

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Unvaccinated

Legal Risks of Reducing Sick Pay for the Unva ...

25 Jan 2022

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Legal Risks of Reducing Sick Pay for the Unvaccinated There have been multiple reports of employers limiting the&nb ...

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Employment Law

Employment Law Update | January 2022

25 Jan 2022

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Employment Law Update | January 2022 James Mallon, our HR Business Partner, has provided us with an Employment Law Update for ...

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Workplace Health and Safety

Health and Safety and Why We Need It

19 Jan 2022

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Health and Safety and Why We Need It In this month’s Health and Safety update, our H&S Consultant, Colin Jones discussed ...

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Unvaccinated

Sick Pay for Unvaccinated Employees

13 Jan 2022

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Sick Pay for Unvaccinated Employees As coronavirus restrictions begin to ease for those who are vaccinated, some employers ar ...

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Covid Restrictions

Covid-19 Restrictions Update

05 Jan 2022

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Covid-19 Restrictions Update The Government has started the New Year with a review of the current situation regarding Covid-1 ...

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Care sector

What are the Biggest HR Obstacles: A Perspect ...

22 Dec 2021

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What are the Biggest HR Obstacles: A Perspective of The Care Sector It has been a very unsettling few months for care provide ...

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