Articles in "Human Resources"

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Three-day wait for Statutory Sick Pay to return next year

09.12.2021
Vicky Webber
Human Resources
2 min read

The standard three-day waiting time for Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) will be reinstated for coronavirus (COVID-19)-related claims from 25 March 2022, unless the government intervenes.

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Is flexible working part of the new normal?

11.10.2021
Claire Moore
Human Resources
5 min read

National Work life week looks to encourage organisations to create a workplace that promotes employee wellbeing through their work life balance

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Ensuring a fair redundancy process

05.10.2021
Claire Moore
Human Resources, COVID-19
5 min read

Businesses may find themselves in the position where there is no option but to make redundancies after the Government’s furlough scheme came to an end.

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Online HR masterclasses will help employers appeal to potential employees

08.07.2021
The Marketing Team
Human Resources
3 min read

As many businesses seek to recruit new staff as we emerge from lockdown, two online HR masterclasses taking place this month are designed to help employers get the basics of contracts and the staff handbook right – especially smaller businesses which may not have a dedicated HR function.

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Is it automatically unfair to dismiss an employee for refusing to attend work due to concerns surrounding Covid-19?

18.05.2021
Claire Moore
Human Resources
2 min read

A tribunal has recently concluded upon a case in which an employee was dismissed for his refusal to attend the workplace until ‘lockdown had eased’. The claimant had a 7 month old baby and a child with sickle cell disease so deemed removing himself from the workplace an appropriate measure to protect himself and his family from Covid-19.

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The cost of conflict and how to combat it

12.05.2021
Vicky Webber
Human Resources
3 min read

There is nothing like a global pandemic to create conflict in a workplace, views on the virus itself, vaccinations and returning to the workplace has created polar opposite views amongst employees and employers are having to do all they can to balance these views and keep things ticking over.

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The Good Work Plan and other future employment law developments

05.05.2021
Vicky Webber
Human Resources
2 min read

April 2020 saw a number of measures from the Good Work Plan come into effect.

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Stress awareness month - 5 ways to help staff avoid burn out whilst working from home

08.04.2021
Claire Moore
Human Resources
3 min read

A year on from the first lockdown and a large number of workers are still working remotely under the Government guidelines.

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