An Employer’s Guide to Christmas 2023 – Part 2

Part Two: Disciplinary Issues, Managing Leave and Sickness Absence In this part 2 of our Employers’ Guide to Christmas, we look at what employers need to do if things don’t quite go according to plan during the festive season. We discuss how to deal [...]

By |2023-12-21T18:46:20+00:00December 19th, 2023|

An Employer’s Guide to Christmas 2023 – Part 1

The Office Christmas Party Most of us look forward to the office festive jolly up, but employers can face all sorts of seasonal HR challenges at this time of year.  This two-part guide helps you to set some ground rules and communicate expectations to staff [...]

By |2023-12-21T18:38:40+00:00December 4th, 2023|

Restrictive Covenants: What Employers need to know

Restrictive Covenants are a legal tool used by employers to protect their business interests from damage by former employees.  There have been public concerns raised that these are being used in an unfair way by employers, and as a result restrictive covenants have recently undergone [...]

By |2023-12-08T18:22:18+00:00November 30th, 2023|

Changes to the law on Disclosure of Criminal Convictions to an Employer

On 28th October 2023, section 193 of the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Act 2022 came into force.  This new legislation reduces the time period before criminal convictions become spent and are no longer legally required to be declared to an employer. In this article, [...]

By |2023-11-20T18:00:26+00:00November 20th, 2023|

Constructive Dismissal Claims and Sick Pay – Understanding the Risks

In the case of Colomar Mari v Reuters back in 2015, both the Employment Tribunal and Employment Appeal Tribunal found that a delay in resigning while off sick meant that the employee had accepted the employer’s conduct and she lost her chance of a successful [...]

By |2023-08-17T15:45:02+01:00August 17th, 2023|
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