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holiday pay

How is holiday pay calculated for workers without fixed hours or pay?

In April 2020, changes are coming into force that impact on the way in whichView Article

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Coronavirus – what do employers need to know?

The Government is holding daily televised press conferences to update the public on the fightView Article

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Coronavirus
PHI

Is a dismissed employee entitled to compensation for loss of Permanent Health Insurance benefits?

Employers often provide their employees with permanent health insurance (PHI)  during periods of long termView Article

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Does the role of the investigation manager end with their report?

Can a dismissal be unfair if the investigating manager becomes aware of relevant information afterView Article

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investigation
criminal offence

Is it fair to dismiss an employee who is charged with a criminal offence?

Is it reasonable for an employer to dismiss an employee who has been charged withView Article

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When is a non-disclosure agreement appropriate?

The use of non-disclosure agreements, particularly in the context of allegations of sexual harassment, hasView Article

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Non-disclosure agreement
ethical veganism

Is ethical veganism a protected belief under the Equality Act?

The Equality Act prohibits discrimination because of religion or belief.  “Belief” means any religious orView Article

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Parental bereavement leave entitlement from April

From 6 April, employees who lose a child under the age of 18, or sufferView Article

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bereavement
harassment

Sexual harassment and harassment at work – new guidance published

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has published guidance on sexual harassment and otherView Article

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Increases in statutory payments due this Spring

A number of statutory payments are due to increase in April this year. Statutory benefitView Article

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statutory payments
top five employment

Top five employment law cases of 2019

As another year draws to an end, we pick our top five important employment lawView Article

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Employment Law and the Queen’s speech, December 2019

On 19 December 2019, the Queen’s Speech was delivered at the opening of Parliament.  ItView Article

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The Queen's Speech

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