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Changing terms and conditions and other ways to make savings….

Changing terms and conditions and other ways to make savings….

In June this year Acas published evidence on the use of fire and rehire practices at work. The report was commissioned by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. Views were sought from a range of professional bodies, including trade unions and employer organisations regarding the approach to changing terms and conditions often used as a means of saving costs.

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Offering your employees PHI?  Do make sure your paperwork is in order…

Offering your employees PHI? Do make sure your paperwork is in order…

The recent Employment Appeal Tribunal case of AMDOCS Systems Group v Langton is a reminder to employers of the need to be careful when drafting offer letters and contracts of employment for new starters. The case involved the offer of PHI, a commonly offered employment benefit, which usually pays out a percentage of the employee’s salary whilst that employee remains on long-term sick after a waiting time, often around 6 months.

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April’s Employment Law Changes

April’s Employment Law Changes

As you turn the page on your calendar into April, here’s a summary of what you need to know.

Of those new limits referred to below, probably one of the most notable ones in the current economic climate will be the weekly pay figure used for statutory redundancy calculations which increases from 6 April.

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COVID 19 UPDATE:  Supporting your staff to get the vaccine

COVID 19 UPDATE: Supporting your staff to get the vaccine

As the government’s coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine programme continues to roll out at a successful pace many more of us will be invited to get vaccinated and it will be important for employers to support staff in getting the vaccine once it’s offered to them.

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