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COVID cases and the need for a COVID Policy

COVID cases and the need for a COVID Policy In the recent case of Rodgers v Leeds Laser Cutting Ltd, the Employment Appeal Tribunal confirmed that an employer’s decision to...

Client Update: Sick Notes

Client Update: Sick Notes The Social Security (Medical Evidence) and Statutory Sick Pay (Medical Evidence) (Amendment) Regulations 2022 come into force on 6 April 2022. These prescribe a new form...

Business Immigration Update

Business Immigration Update As we move towards the start of April, when employers typically see the implementation of legislative changes across many sectors of their business, this update focusses on...

Covid-19 in the Workplace Policy now Available!

Covid-19 in the Workplace Policy now Available! With the burden of managing Covid-19 risk in the workplace moving squarely onto businesses to manage, you now need to be thinking about...

Living with Covid: Guidance

Living with Covid: Guidance   The Government have outlined that its objective in the next phase of the COVID-19 response is to enable the country to manage COVID-19 like other...

Extension of Mandatory Vaccination to health and social care workers

Extension of Mandatory Vaccination to health and social care workers The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has published its response to the consultation on mandatory COVID-19 vaccination for...

Dismissal of unvaccinated care home staff

Dismissal of unvaccinated care home staff The Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2021 (SI 2021/891) were made on 22 July 2021 and come into...

Applying for Medical Exemption from Vaccination

Applying for Medical Exemption from Vaccination The Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2021 (SI 2021/891) were made on 22 July 2021 and come into...

HSE Covid-19 Spot Checks

HSE Covid-19 Spot Checks The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) continues to carry out spot checks and inspections by calling, visiting and inspecting all types of businesses in most areas...

When Directors Fall Out: The Importance of Director Service Agreements

When Directors Fall Out: The Importance of Director Service Agreements Company directors keep the heart of an SME beating. Working tirelessly to serve the needs of a business, they invest...