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14 July 2021 0 Comments Posted in Employment, Opinion

Upcoming changes to Covid-19 restrictions for businesses

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Last week, the FT reported that the government would shortly be announcing updated guidance for businesses with regards Covid-19 restrictions in the workplace.

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3 June 2021 0 Comments Posted in Employment, Opinion

The financial cost of workplace conflict- and how to reduce it

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A recent report published by ACAS has estimated that employers across the UK are paying as much as £28.5 billion per year in order to deal with and resolve employee conflicts.

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24 February 2021 0 Comments Posted in Employment & HR, Events

Webinar: IR35 changes – what you need to know

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Changes to IR35, commonly known as the off-payroll working rules, are coming from 6 April. Join us for an Interactive HR Hub on Tuesday 2 March to learn when IR35 applies, how it affects employers, and what you can do to prepare for the changes.

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8 December 2020 0 Comments Posted in Employment, Opinion

V-Day – what are the employment implications?

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V-Day is now upon us! With a Covid-19 vaccine now starting to be rolled out, what does the short- to medium-term landscape look like for employers? We have addressed three of the many questions that are likely to arise as the vaccines make their way across the nation.

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14 October 2020 0 Comments Posted in Employment, Opinion

Self-isolation regulations for employers and workers

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The (latest) new coronavirus regulations have now been in force for over two weeks. In case you missed them, we take a look at the potentially serious implications for employers and workers.

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8 October 2020 0 Comments Posted in Employment, Opinion

Changing the Employment Tribunal rules – will it ease the backlog?

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Today’s changes are aimed at making the Employment Tribunal system more flexible and streamlined in the face of what is shaping up to be a significant test of its functionality over the next few years. There are, however, some inevitable concerns. Our employment experts analyse the strengths and weaknesses of the new rules.

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Coronavirus and employment law: top queries from HR teams

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Employment law, and employment lawyers, are in the spotlight during the unfolding coronavirus crisis, with employees looking to have their concerns addressed, and companies looking to do right by their workforce.

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13 December 2019 0 Comments Posted in Brexit, Employment

7 ways that a Tory majority will affect employers

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The votes have been counted and the decision has been made: a Conservative government will lead us into 2020, intending to make their vision of Britain’s future a reality. So what does this vision look like, and how will employers be affected?

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14 October 2019 0 Comments Posted in Employment & HR, Events

Employment law update | Bath, 14 November

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Throughout this year, trying to keep up with the changes in employment law legislation has undoubtedly been a challenge for us all.

We are delighted to be hosting our popular annual employment law update with Juice Recruitment

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26 June 2019 0 Comments Posted in Employment & HR, Opinion

The Good Work Plan – employment law overhaul or damp squib?

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The Good Work Plan outlines some “progressive” proposals to reform employment law within the UK. A number of the recommended policy changes would introduce laws that should afford employees and workers additional and extended protections during their working lives.

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3 April 2019 0 Comments Posted in Employment & HR, Opinion

Our important update for employers: extension of ‘off-payroll working rules’ to the private sector from April 2020

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In April 2017 the public sector became subject to new “off-payroll working rules”. The government intends to extend these rules to the private sector with effect from 6 April 2020, and has recently entered into a period of consultation.

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6 August 2018 0 Comments Posted in Dispute Resolution, Employment, Opinion

What’s the secret? New protection for company trade secrets comes in to force

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One of a company’s biggest assets is its knowledge, including secret formulas, bespoke selling methods, customer lists, software algorithms and designs.

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