Conservatives outline commitments on workers’ rights

Workers will be able to take up to one year’s leave to care for an elderly relative under wide-ranging plans...

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Legal and practical tips for employers on homeworking

This month on 19 May is it National Work from Home Day. So what should employers be aware of if... The post Legal and practical tips for employers on homeworking appeared first on... Read more »

Brexit bonfire of employment law unnecessary, say employers

Employers overwhelmingly back most existing employment rights and do not believe the current employment law framework should be revised after... The post Brexit bonfire of employment law unnecessary, say employers appeared first on... Read more »

Short-term sickness absence policy: a 15-step guide for HR

Putting together a short-term sickness absence policy can be one of the most daunting tasks an HR professional can face....

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Long-term sickness absence policy: a 16-step guide for HR

A watertight long-term sickness absence policy can give employees who are off work for an extended period the best chance...

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Companies should prove gig workers are not employees

Gig workers need more legal power to hold companies to account to make the gig economy fit for the future,... The post Companies should prove gig workers are not employees appeared first on... Read more »

Gig economy: Uber appeal hearing confirmed

Uber has received leave to appeal the decision on the employment status of its drivers to the Employment Appeal Tribunal... The post Gig economy: Uber appeal hearing confirmed appeared first on Personnel Today. Read more »

Headscarf cases: what now for employer dress codes?

Recent European court judgments have suggested that employers can justify a ban on employees wearing certain religious items. But what... The post Headscarf cases: what now for employer dress codes? appeared first on... Read more »

Non-guaranteed hours could command higher minimum wage

Companies that want to employ people on zero hours contracts could face a hike in the minimum wage rate, the... The post Non-guaranteed hours could command higher minimum wage appeared first on Personnel... Read more »

Uber employment status case: are there implications for all employers?

Does the recent spate of employment status cases have implications for all employers, or just for the gig economy sector?... The post Uber employment status case: are there implications for all employers? appeared... Read more »
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