The most important piece of legislation for employers covering work related health and safety in the UK is the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974. This piece of legislation sets out most of your health and safety responsibilities as … Read the full post
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A contract of employment is an agreement between an employer and employee which forms the basis of the employment relationship and can come in many different forms.
TUPE Legislation Amendments: A New Collective Redundancies & Transfer of Undertakings for 2014 Following last year’s announcement of the proposed changes to TUPE legislation, we can now confirm that the final version of the amended Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of … Read the full post
Employment tribunals are an independent judicial body established to resolve disputes between employers and employees over employment rights. The outcome of a tribunal can range from asking you to pay compensation to reinstating the employee – should you lose the … Read the full post
Automatic enrolment in pension schemes began in October 2012 making it mandatory for all employers (including charities and those in the public sector) to automatically put a percentage of employee’s pay into a pension scheme every payday. Employers are obligated … Read the full post
Gross misconduct is a legal term referring to the unlawful, improper or wrongful behaviour that break statutory UK law and so could potentially lead to immediate dismissal from the workplace. Instances such as sexual harassment or theft are considered under … Read the full post
Under new government plans starting in April 2015, both mothers and fathers will be able to benefit for shared parental leave. What Are The New Plans For Parental Leave? The new plan for flexible parental leave aims to give women … Read the full post
Sickness at work is always a difficult subject. Whether you feel that your employee is just taking a ‘hangover day’ or they have a genuine long-term illness it is very important to understand your position as their employer. Following the … Read the full post
This article will cover the law around working time in Great Britain, including how to reduce or increase an employee’s hours of work and abide by rules laid out in the Working Time Directive (1998). According to The Working Time … Read the full post
Earlier this year changes were proposed to simplify the Transfer of Undertaking (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 or TUPE. This legislation effects how employers can make collective redundancies (multiple redundancies at the same time) and is likely to come into … Read the full post
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