Contract and handbook changes
CHANGES to employee contracts and handbooks were introduced in April 2020 but may have been missed due to the pandemic.
Pharmacy worker mocked for hearing loss wins tribunal claim
A PHARMACY worker mocked by colleagues about her hearing and memory loss was the victim of age discrimination, a tribunal has found.
Furlough changes for September
EMPLOYERS will now only receive a 70 per cent contribution from the government for employees on furlough.
Download the latest versions of our template contracts and employee handbook.
HR Alert: Employee in quarantine
WHAT should practices do if an employee must quarantine for 14 days?
Ask the Expert: COVID pregnancy concern
ONE of our nurses is pregnant and wants to work from home, but this isn't practical. What should we do?
Case study: Competitive applications in redundancy
THIS case highlights the importance of a fair redundancy process in which all employees are properly consulted.
Furlough scheme extended to October
THE Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme is to be extended until the end of October 2020.
Case study: An unfair blanket ban
The case of Mr S v Elements Personnel Services Ltd highlights the potential for discrimination in blanket policies
Additional employment law cover for practices
SINCE employment tribunal fees were abolished in July 2017, there has been a significant increase in the number of UK employment tribunal claims.