Employment Law, Policies & Practices

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Brexit implications on employment

This article explores the position with EU citizens (which is the label used within it to refer to EU/EEA/Swiss citizens) who are already in the UK, who arrived prior to 31st December 2020 and who arrive in the UK from 1st January 2021.   How will Brexit impact employment? The main impact of Brexit in employment law …

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Employees and Company Social Media: the rules when Working from Home

It is important that businesses continue posting social media content during lockdown. This may be to keep in touch with your clients and customers, to attract new perspective clients and customers or to maintain your brand awareness whilst face to face meetings and networking are non existent. However, if your staff are posting on behalf …

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How can employers support employees who are observing Ramadan?

Ramadan is a holy month of the Islamic calendar. During this time many Muslims will fast each day between sunrise and sunset and perform additional prayers and other religious duties. Here are ways in which employers can support their employees who are observing Ramadan, especially during the affects of the pandemic:  Be aware of the …

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Employment Law Changes in April 2019

Important 2019 employment law changes for all businesses. In a year of many ‘unknowns’, the following are ‘knowns’ and are effective in April. Increase in statutory rates You will need to prepare for an increase to statutory rates in April. The National Living Wage, National Minimum Wage, Statutory Sick Pay and Maternity, Paternity, Shared Parental …

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Road signs EU and Brexit

What impact will Brexit have on employment law in the UK?

I have been asked quite a few times how Brexit will affect employment law. Currently nothing has changed, however, this overview may be helpful to explain how things may change. Many existing employment rights, such as unfair dismissal and the minimum wage, do not stem from EU law. In other employment rights, the UK provides …

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