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Flexible working – are requests coming your way?

Flexible working – are requests coming your way?

Flexible working - what is it and what's changing? Currently, an employee has a right to request flexible working if they have 26 or more weeks of continuous service with an employer. However, the Government has published a consultation which includes a proposal to...

Is hybrid working really the future of your business?

Is hybrid working really the future of your business?

What exactly is hybrid working? Hybrid working doesn’t have an exact definition but loosely speaking, it’s a situation where people work from one or more locations on a regular basis. In effect, it’s a type of flexible working that specifically refers to the location...

April 2021 Statutory Rates Update

April 2021 Statutory Rates Update

Whilst last week it looked like spring had definitely sprung, this week it looks like winter is back so the coats and hats are staying.  In the world of HR though, April means employment law updates and in this case, it means an update to statutory rates. So, what’s...

April 2021 Statutory Rates Update

Guide to statutory leave entitlements

Download this guide as a pdf Introduction An employee may be entitled to certain kinds of leave, depending on the circumstances and the reasons for requesting time off.   The following tables give an overview of the different kinds of leave that may be available. ...

April 2021 Statutory Rates Update

Guide to parental bereavement leave

Download this guide as a pdf As of 6th April 2020, the UK government has made it a legal requirement for employers to allow employees to take up to two weeks Parental Bereavement Leave should they unfortunately experience the loss of their child. We understand that...