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Mental Health and Wellbeing Awareness: Working From Home

We are all guilty of failing to make our mental health and wellbeing a priority at times, but the pandemic has taught us the importance of…


Posted on 30th April 2021

Employment Law | Employment Update April 2021

As HR professionals and senior managers, you know only too well the importance of keeping up to date with employment laws and how they may…


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Sleeping on the Job?

Being paid to sleep may sound like the dream for some (pun intended); however, the reality is that for some vocations sleep-in shifts are…


Posted on 31st March 2021

Employment Law | Handling Investigations Remotely

Employment Law Partner, Chris Phillips takes you through handling investigations arising from disciplinary and grievance situations at work…


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Working From Home or Living at Work?

Prior to March 2020 the number of people working from home was few and far between. Since March 2020 and Lockdown 1.0, this number has…


Posted on 24th March 2021

Employment Law | Monitoring and Managing Employee Performance

Employee monitoring software can give companies a means to monitor employees during the working day. Some may view this as an effective way…


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Employment Law | Are you ready for IR35?

After a last minute delay due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the new IR35 rules will come in to force on 6 April 2021. Under these new rules…


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Do you have an Adverse Weather Policy for employees?

With weather warnings in place across Scotland and arguably the most snow that the country has seen for many years hitting us in the past…


Posted on 10th February 2021

Immigration | What employers need to know after Brexit

On 1 January 2021, a new points-based immigration system came into effect for EU and non-EU nationals. These changes mean that employers…


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Employment Law | Are you ready for 2021?

With 2020 now behind us, Employment Law Associate Amy Jones looks at what employment law updates we can expect to see in 2021. Topics…


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What employers need to be aware of with the new Immigration System

On 1 January 2021, the new points-based immigration system came into effect for EU and non-EU nationals. These changes mean that employers…


Posted on 22nd January 2021

What to expect in Employment Law in 2021

2020 was quite a year for employers in respect of having to adapt quickly and efficiently in the face of effectively a national lockdown…


Posted on 22nd January 2021

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme extended once again to 30 April 2021

The Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced yesterday that the Government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme is to be extended an additional month…


Posted on 18th December 2020

Stay at Home to Stay Safe, but how safe are we working from home?

In February 2020 around 5.7% of workers in the UK worked from home.  As a result of the pandemic that figure has now grown to around 60%.…


Posted on 4th December 2020

Employment Law | Remote Working: HR Questions Answered

Most people did not anticipate that remote working would become the norm for a substantial number of the workforce when the pandemic hit in…


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Job Retention Scheme: An update and key deadlines

On 31 October 2020, the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme was unexpectedly extended until March 2021 to allow employers to continue…


Posted on 26th November 2020

Employment Webinar: Managing Employees Remotely

With around 40% of the UK workforce still working from home, it is likely this will continue through the winter months. Homeworking is a…


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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme extended until 31 March 2021

It has been a rollercoaster week for the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS). Initially planned to end on 31 October 2020, at which…


Posted on 6th November 2020

Reimagining the role of learning and development.

Learning and Development is used to describe everything a business does to encourage professional development among its employees, e.g.…


Posted on 27th October 2020

Job Support Scheme: Further changes and policy paper announced

On 23 October 2020, the Government published a policy paper setting out further details on the Job Support Scheme [“JSS”]. The paper,…


Posted on 27th October 2020

Immigration | Recruitment and the Post-Brexit Immigration System

On 1 January 2021, freedom of movement between the UK and the EU will end and a new points-based immigration system will be introduced for…


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