Can I make my staff share their Covid-19 test results?

Can I make my staff share their Covid-19 test results? Testing for Covid-19 remains an important part of the government’s strategy to control the  spread of the virus. Testing is

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5 essentials for winning at the Employment Tribunal

5 essentials for winning at the Employment Tribunal Through our advice and guidance we aim to avoid clients needing to engage with an Employment Tribunal claim; but if it does

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My employee has gone AWOL – what can I do?

My employee has gone AWOL – what can I do? What is AWOL? AWOL (“absent without leave”) is when your employee does not turn up to work as expected. This

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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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What if an employee does not disclose a medical condition?

What if an employee does not disclose a medical condition? Can I request medical information from my employees? When requesting the completion of medical questionnaires, the first thing to consider

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How will the government’s support packages impact the economy in the long term?

How will the government’s support packages impact the economy in the long term? The Covid-19 crisis has already had a devastating impact on the UK’s economy. The onset of the

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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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Employer defence failed because equality and diversity training was “stale”

Employer defence failed because equality and diversity training was “stale” In a very recent Tribunal case (Allay (UK) Ltd v Gehlen UKEAT/0031/20 (4 February 2021), where a colleague of the

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Howarths welcomes two new team members to our growing Employment Law Team

Howarths welcomes two new team members to our growing employment law team We are delighted to have recently welcomed two new team members to our growing employment law team at

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Apprentices

Apprentices Who they are: Apprentices are aged over 16 and work within organisations whilst having designated time for study too, building specialist and industry-specific skills as they do so. There

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