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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...

April 2021 Statutory Rates Update

Guide to notice periods

Download this guide as a pdf When thinking about what length of notice to include in contracts of employment there are a number of factors to consider.  Firstly, it’s important to know what the law says, as outlined in the Employment Rights Act (1996). Statutory...

April 2021 Statutory Rates Update

Guide to lone working policies

An informative guide to policies and procedures for employers or managers of lone workers. Download this guide as a pdf Contents: Lone working policyHow to create a lone working policy statementIndustry PoliciesLone working procedures & checklists Lone workers...

April 2021 Statutory Rates Update

Guide to chairing a disciplinary hearing

Download this guide as a pdf Preparing for a disciplinary hearing Prepare your “case”, i.e. the reasons why the employee is being taken to disciplinary hearing. You can suspend an employee if it is appropriate depending on the case. If you feel the employee could...

Stamford Stone seek expert HR advice for their growing team

Stamford Stone seek expert HR advice for their growing team

Delivering heritage and new build projects Stamford Stone is the exclusive global suppliers of Clipsham limestone, beautiful creamy gold coloured stone that is quarried in Lincolnshire. Some of the UK’s most prestigious buildings have been restored using this stone....

Stamford Stone seek expert HR advice for their growing team

Lamberts and Keeping HR Simple: an established partnership

Essential supplies for industry Lamberts is a long-established family-run business based in Norwich who provide industrial products and equipment to businesses across the UK, priding themselves on delivering a personal service while using technology to increase...