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Employment legislation – more than just the law

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Long term sickness absence and avoiding isolation

When an employee is on long-term sickness absence, one of the real risks that needs to be managed is a common feeling of isolation, which can inhibit recovery and make returning to work a much bigger emotional and mental hurdle than it might otherwise be. Work brings...

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Apprenticeship levy – what you need to know

There were changes made to apprenticeships in England in April 2017, including a new levy for some employers. But do you know how the changes affect your business? See below some of the key things you need to know about the apprenticeship levy and about the other...

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Managing an apprentice – seven ways to do it right

If you use apprenticeships in your business it’s important to make the most of them, and part of this is understanding how to manage your apprentices effectively. Many apprentices are very young, and lacking much/any experience of the workplace and it’s important to...

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Giving up employment rights for shares

Chancellor George Osborne has announced in a speech to the Conservative Party Conference that workers will be offered shares in their companies in return for giving up some of their employment rights. Osborne reckons this will create a “motivated and flexible...

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Employment law changes – what’s the deal?

There have been some announcements by the government recently about changes to some major elements of employment law, and I am regularly asked for clarification on what exactly might be involved. So here we go; a brief plain English summary of the proposals and some...

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Top ten employment law myths

With regular changes to legislation employers often get confused about what they can and can’t do. With that in mind, here are my Top Ten common myths about employment law. 1. It’s illegal to give a ‘bad’ reference As an employer your obligations are to be accurate...

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