Can an employee go to the pub whilst on sick leave?

Can an employee go to the pub whilst on sick leave? In a recent Employment Tribunal decision, which has attracted a lot of media attention, an employee who was dismissed

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Remote Working Pay Reductions

Remote Working Pay Reductions With many businesses now shifting to a long-term remote or hybrid working set-up, many employers are questioning the rules when it comes to paying staff who

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Mobility Clauses – How useful are they?

Mobility Clauses – How useful are they? Employers have a legal obligation to provide employees with details of their place of work.  But what if you want to change an

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Menopause: The centre of an increasing number of Employment Tribunal Claims

Menopause: The centre of an increasing number of Employment Tribunal claims Recent research released by The Menopause Group showed that employment tribunals concerning menopause have quadrupled since 2018. There is

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Failure to consider Furlough makes dismissal unfair

Failure to consider Furlough makes dismissal unfair When the government introduced the furlough scheme, no specific guidance was provided about whether an employer was obliged to put employees on furlough

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Long-Covid: Employers take note!

What employers need to know about Long Covid According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), as at 2 May 2021 there were an estimated 1 million people in the

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Covid-19 Summer 2021 Roadmap: What Employers need to know

Covid-19 Summer 2021 Roadmap: What Employers need to know On 5 July 2021 the government published the “Covid-19 Response: Summer 2021” (the Roadmap) setting out its plans to relax Covid-19

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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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Upskilling your managers – how important really is it?

Upskilling your managers – how important really is it? Last month I presented an ILM accredited management training course to the managers of a multimillion-pound business. As is often the

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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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