Newsletters

April 2019 Newsletter

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It’s April and we hope you had an egg-cellent Easter break and were not too shell-shocked to be back to work.  It’s difficult to ovoid (sorry) egg puns once you get going. To help you get cracking (sorry again) we’ve hunted out the most up-to-date HR/Employment Law news for you.  We feed back on the…
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March 2019 Newsletter

It’s March and in keeping with the spirit of Spring, we’re leaping forward into April to see what changes are in store for employers.  We also update you on the Government’s consultation on confidentiality clauses (or ‘NDA’s) and new guidance on holiday pay for staff with no fixed hours or rates of pay. In our…
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February 2019 Newsletter

It’s February and although the New Year continues much as the last, with Brexit continuing to dominate the news, the Government is moving forward on other issues too. We update you on the Government’s consultation on extending redundancy protection for pregnant employees and new parents, guidance on age discrimination and gender pay gap reporting, and…
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January 2019 Newsletter

Happy New Year and welcome to our first Newsletter of 2019.  We hope you are all looking forward to the year ahead and, if one of your New Year resolutions is to keep up to date with HR/employment law news, we can help you with that!   This month we have updates on the key dates…
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December 2018 Newsletter

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It’s December and very nearly the Christmas holidays! Hopefully you’re on a Christmas wind-down and enjoying the festivities, so for fun holiday reading we bring you our last employment law/HR news update for the year.  This year’s newsletters come to an end with a helping hand on the new statutory rates for next April, potential…
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November 2018 Newsletter

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It’s November and as the heat from the bonfires fade and the cold sets in, we hope to keep your interest in HR/employment law warm; we have news on this year’s budget implications for HR, parental bereavement leave and ACAS guidance on performance management. In our case update this month we update you on when…
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October 2018 Newsletter

It’s October and time for Halloween.  We don’t mean to spook you, but we have heard haunting tales of mandatory ethnicity pay gap reporting and fines for employers who don’t pay their data protection fees.  We hope to shed light on these developments and the Government’s plans to ensure that tips go to staff in…
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September 2018 Newsletter

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It’s September and if you need some help to get you back into work hopefully we can help with our HR/Employment law update. It’s a return to the old routine for the Government too and we look at changes to HMRC penalties for NMW breaches in TUPE transfer situations and new parental bereavement leave rights.…
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August 2018 Newsletter

It’s August and the holiday season, which combined with Parliament’s long summer break, hasn’t left much time for HR/Employment law. However, the summer slowdown hasn’t stopped developments altogether and we bring you the latest news on the Government’s decision to ‘caste’ out this form of discrimination  from legislation and guidance on post-Brexit status for EU…
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July 2018 Newsletter

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It’s July and if you’ve still got energy after all the hot weather, then we’ve got more HR/employment news for you. We can’t promise to match the drama of the World Cup, Wimbledon or best of all the Tour de France, but we can update you on the latest guidance from the solicitors’ regulatory body on…
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