Changes to the amount you can claim through the furlough scheme

Changes to the amount you can claim through the furlough scheme From Thursday 1st July 2021, the amount employers can claim through the furlough scheme will be reduced and employers

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Employers: Here’s What You Need to Know About Hybrid Working

Employers: Here’s What You Need to Know About Hybrid Working As the UK continues to move away from Covid-19 restrictions, many people are wondering whether the way we work will

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The Good Work Plan: 12 months on, has it delivered its promises?

The Good Work Plan: 12 months on, has it delivered its promises? The Good Work Plan (GWP) was a government policy paper put together following a nationwide review of working

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Staff Spotlight: Meet our Employment Law Advisor, Anna Nelson!

Staff Spotlight: Meet our Employment Law Advisor, Anna Nelson! What’s your name / nickname? Anna Nelson – no nicknames as Anna is short enough! What’s your role at Howarths? I

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5 reasons why fertility and reproduction policies will improve your business

5 reasons why fertility and reproduction policies will improve your business Fertility and reproductive treatments are on the increase in the UK, with around 54,000 patients going through IVF and

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Do sleep-in shifts count as working time for National Minimum Wage purposes?

Do sleep-in shifts count as working time for National Minimum Wage purposes? The Supreme Court have held that sleep-in shifts will not count as working time, in the case of

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Do sleep-in shifts count as working time for National Minimum Wage purposes?

Do sleep-in shifts count as working time for National Minimum Wage purposes? The Supreme Court have held that sleep-in shifts will not count as working time, in the case of

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6 top tips to reduce frequent short-term absences at work

6 top tips to reduce frequent short-term absences at work A common issue faced by many businesses  is employees who repeatedly take the odd day off here and there. However,

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Uber loses Supreme Court case

Uber loses Supreme Court case In a landmark ruling, the Supreme Court have held that Uber drivers are workers, rather than self-employed contractors. This is a decision which has been

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Do my employees have ‘the right to log off’ while working from home?

Do my employees have ‘the right to log off’ while working from home? A significant impact of the coronavirus pandemic has been the dramatic increase in home working. As many

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