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Agency workers

Can an employer use agency staff to replace striking workers?

The Government has announced changes to legislation that will enable businesses to supply skilled agencyView Article

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Does a failure to make reasonable adjustments in a dismissal process mean that the dismissal is unfair?

To successfully defend an unfair dismissal claim, an employer will need to show that thereView Article

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Reasonable adjustment
ACAS Code

Can an employee dismissed for redundancy be awarded an uplift in compensation due to breach of the ACAS Code?

The ACAS Code of Practice on Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures applies to disciplinary and grievanceView Article

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Can the ‘last straw’ lead to a constructive dismissal?

An employee with more than two years’ service has the right to resign and claimView Article

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Hot desking

Hot desking – a warning for employers

The pandemic has led to many employers introducing changes to the way in which employeesView Article

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Fire and rehire – a new Statutory Code of Practice

The Government has announced that a new Statutory Code of Practice will be published onView Article

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fire and rehire
Public health

Living with COVID – public health guidance for employers

The UK Health Security Agency has published new public health guidance for employers in EnglandView Article

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Is an employee taking part in a strike protected from detriment?

An employee has the right not to be subjected to a detriment by their employerView Article

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strike
collective

Collective redundancies – what are the obligations for employers?

The widely reported dismissal of 800 employees by P&O Ferries on 17 March was followedView Article

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April 2022 – are you ready for increases in payments?

A number of statutory payments will increase in April 2022.  We have set out belowView Article

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April 2022