Restrictive Covenants: What Employers need to know

In today's dynamic business environment, employers often rely on an array of legal tools to protect their business interests. Among these tools are Restrictive Covenants, which have recently undergone significant scrutiny and changes in UK employment law. In this article, we explore the different restrictive [...]

By |2023-11-30T12:10:52+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|

An Employer’s Guide to Christmas 2022 – Part 2

Part Two: Disciplinary Issues, Managing Leave and Sickness Absence In 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 with [...]

By |2022-12-19T12:06:01+00:00December 19th, 2022|

An Employer’s Guide to Christmas 2022 – Part 1

Part One: The Office Christmas Party At this time of year, employers can face all sorts of seasonal HR challenges.  This two-part guide helps you to set ground rules and expectations to enable staff to enjoy the festive season, free from the worry of [...]

By |2022-12-12T14:33:39+00:00December 9th, 2022|
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