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Mental health at work

Mental health at work

An independent review on how employers can better support the mental health of employees, including those with mental health problems or poor well-being, was published last week...

Family Friendly Rights – What's on the horizon?

Family Friendly Rights – What's on the horizon?

Employees have a number of fundamental family friendly rights in the workplace. It is important to be aware of the family friendly rights available to your employees and to be alert to any proposed new rights. In this blog, we explore what changes are on the horizon...

Sponsor Management Series – Compliance as a Sponsor of Migrant Workers

Sponsor Management Series – Compliance as a Sponsor of Migrant Workers

In the second edition of our series on migrant worker sponsor management, we look at some of the obligations sponsors must adhere to.

New Acas guidance – Mental health in the workplace

New Acas guidance – Mental health in the workplace

Today is World Mental Health Day and to mark this, Acas have published new guidance on mental health and stress in the workplace...

Is suspending an employee pending a disciplinary hearing always the right thing to do?

Is suspending an employee pending a disciplinary hearing always the right thing to do?

Employers often suspend employees pending a disciplinary hearing. This can either be to keep them out of the way whilst the investigation is carried out, or because the employer is concerned about the potential for acts of misconduct to take place in the meantime. Most employers assume that...

Employment Status – Addison Lee drivers are workers

Employment Status – Addison Lee drivers are workers

In the case of M Lange & Others v Addison Lee Limited an employment tribunal has ruled that a group of Addison Lee drivers were workers and not self-employed...

7 ways you could be breaching the national minimum wage without realising

7 ways you could be breaching the national minimum wage without realising

Certain deductions made by employers from workers’ pay, or payments made by a worker to a third party, can reduce pay for National Minimum Wage (NMW) purposes, meaning that as an employer, you could be inadvertently failing to pay the required rates...

New Acas guidance – Supporting parents with ill or premature babies

New Acas guidance – Supporting parents with ill or premature babies

New advice has been published today by Acas to assist employers in supporting staff who have given birth to premature or ill babies...

New Acas research paper – Supporting trans employees in the workplace

New Acas research paper – Supporting trans employees in the workplace

Acas have published a new research paper on supporting trans employees in the workplace...

Suitable Alternative Employment

Suitable Alternative Employment

A question that we are being asked more often is how to assess whether, in a redundancy situation, a role can be declared as suitable alternative employment, meaning that if the employee unreasonably refuses to accept the role, they would no longer be entitled to a redundancy payment...

10 tips for ensuring effective equal opportunities training

10 tips for ensuring effective equal opportunities training

All employers are under a duty to ensure that discrimination does not occur in the workplace. Having a clear Equal Opportunities Policy and conducting training on the policy for employees can help to set expectations around behaviour and minimise the risk of legal claims...

Holiday Pay Update: Voluntary Overtime

Holiday Pay Update: Voluntary Overtime

Following our updates on holiday pay on 12 September 2016 and 2nd March 2017 (see the links to those updates here: https://esphr.co.uk/news/holiday-pay-the-basics- and https://esphr.co.uk/news/holiday-pay-update), we now have a ruling from the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) in the case Dudley...