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Bereaved parents have new right to paid time off
WORKING parents who experience the death of a child will be granted two weeks’ paid bereavement leave under new rules, known as ‘Jack’s Law’, which are due to come into effect.
HR Alert: Big changes for 2020
THERE are some big employment law changes planned from April 2020.
Ask the expert: Covert recording of a disciplinary hearing
WE have heard a rumour that an employee plans to covertly record her disciplinary hearing. Is this allowed, and can we also secretly record the meeting?
Case study: Accessing an employee’s personal phone
THIS case highlights the difficulties around using information gathered from an employee’s personal mobile phone in disciplinary action.
Practice dress code
HOW can you make sure your practice staff look professional while also complying with infection prevention and control measures?
Care pressures will force one in five workers to quit
NEARLY one in five employees over the age of 45 expect to stop work early to care for an adult family member, new research suggests.
Vegetarianism not a protected characteristic, tribunal rules
VEGETARIANISM is a “lifestyle choice” and not a philosophical belief capable of protection under equality legislation, an employment tribunal (ET) has decided.
Remote working roles double in four years
THE number of remote working jobs available in the UK has doubled in four years, new figures suggest.
Did you know?
THE Employment Law team at MDDUS have a range of useful documentation available.
THE National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Regulations 2018 have been published and are as follows (per hour) from 1 April: