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Is 'old school' thinking derailing your ER team?

Is 'old school' thinking derailing your ER team?

Employee Relations (ER) teams have it hard enough, without the further flood of cases following the latest indiscretion of a manager who has taken matters into their own hands.

6 things employers need to know when suspending a member of staff

6 things employers need to know when suspending a member of staff

Recruiting and retaining the right talent to establish an effective management team can take time for any organisation to master – especially when difficult decisions need to be made.

Employers must have a system for measuring daily working hours of all workers

Employers must have a system for measuring daily working hours of all workers

A recent ECJ decision has raised serious concerns as to whether the UK’s record keeping rules comply with the Working Time Directive. The ECJ confirmed that all employers in EU member states should be required to establish an objective, reliable and accessible system for measuring their...

The #MeToo movement - and what it means for employers

The #MeToo movement - and what it means for employers

The number of current and historic sexual misconduct complaints continues to rise throughout 2019, in all walks of the employment law landscape. It is an issue that affects the workplace, and one which the employer needs to be particularly sensitive to.

April 2019: Employment law changes

April 2019: Employment law changes

1. The government’s ‘Good work plan’, published in December 2018, made a commitment to increase the penalties for employers that repeatedly breach their employment law obligations. Tribunals have the power to impose a £5,000 ‘aggravated breach’ penalty on...

New Acas guidance – Age discrimination for employers

New Acas guidance – Age discrimination for employers

Acas has published new guidance on age discrimination for employers. Age discrimination at work – treating someone unfairly because of age – is against the law apart from in very limited circumstances...

Hermes – paving the way for “workers”?

Hermes – paving the way for “workers”?

A new "self-employed plus" arrangement between Hermes and its couriers will provide the couriers with individually negotiated pay rates allowing them to earn at least £8.55 per hour, plus holiday pay for up to 28 days a year on a pro rata basis...

Changes to payslips from April 2019

Changes to payslips from April 2019

One of our previous blogs 'Payslips and Variable Pay' highlighted forthcoming legislation that makes changes to the obligations on employers to provide payslips to staff. In December, new guidance was published to help employers understand the new legislation...

Raising the bar for 'use it or lose it' holiday entitlement

Raising the bar for 'use it or lose it' holiday entitlement

The recent CJEU decision in Max-Planck-Gesellschaft v Shimizu shows that employers are required to “diligently” bring to the attention of employees the fact that annual leave entitlement will be lost if not taken during the leave year...

Autumn Budget 2018 – Key points for employers at a glance

Autumn Budget 2018 – Key points for employers at a glance

Key points for employers to consider following the Budget announced on 29th October 2018...

Childcare voucher scheme closes to new entrants

Childcare voucher scheme closes to new entrants

A popular benefit provided by employers to employees to help manage their childcare costs is to close to new entrants imminently. The Childcare Voucher Scheme, which has been open for the past 30 years, is being replaced by a new government initiative called Tax Free Childcare.

Brexit and Employment Law update

Brexit and Employment Law update

July 2018 has seen many memorable headlines, however Brexit continues to dominate the news, with the current state of affairs appearing somewhat, shall we say, uncertain...