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Employment rights – day 1

Employment rights – day 1

Let’s talk about employment rights. A weighty subject indeed and when I started reading I thought it would be a nice easy post but boy was I mistaken. It’s a minefield so this may turn into an introduction rather than an in depth study. So from day 1 employees...

What’s coming in employment law in 2022 ?

What’s coming in employment law in 2022 ?

We have been so caught up in Covid, vaccines and furlough over the last 2 years we might have missed the usual employment law updates so what's coming in employment law in 2022? Well, they are still happening – maybe taking longer due to restrictions but here are some...

Employer updates for 2022 – what’s new in HR?

Employer updates for 2022 – what’s new in HR?

Welcome to 2022, may it be a distinct improvement on 2020 and 2021 but just in case I am going to sit quietly here and maybe I won’t be noticed! My New Year resolution is to be the same fabulous me I always am so I am already winning at 2022 but let’s look at what...

What exactly is parental leave?

What exactly is parental leave?

A quick guide to understanding parental leave Entitlement 18 weeks’ unpaid leave for an employee who has parental responsibility for a child up to the child’s 18th birthday (this entitlement is per child). This leave can be taken at a rate for up to 4 weeks each year...

What is the point of the Good Work Plan

What is the point of the Good Work Plan

What is the point of the Good Work plan? The Government’s Good Work Plan is due to take effect in April 2020 which will implement a number of employment reforms. Since the publication of the Good Work Plan, there have been further regulations introduced which relate...