• Changing Hours of Work & Pay

    Background  In my previous piece I wrote about Redundancy Planning. The aim being to help organisations, who were having to reduce headcount, with some practical guidance on how to manage that process. In this piece… Read more »

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  • Extension to Job Support Scheme – Key Points

    The Job Support Scheme (replacing the existing furlough scheme) takes effect from 1 November, for a period of 6 months. The Extension (announced last week) applies to businesses required (by law) to close due to… Read more »

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  • Redundancy Planning – Top Tips

    The Background Some employers have already had to make redundancies. As the Furlough scheme winds down many more employers will be faced with the same difficult decision. Most employers are good people who will make… Read more »

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  • Employment Tribunal – Video Hearings

    The Case The case involved an unfair dismissal claim in the Bristol Employment Tribunal. The hearing was listed for 2 days on 30 and 31 July. The Claimant had 4 witnesses including himself and we… Read more »

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  • Changing Hours of Work & Pay

    Background In my previous piece I wrote about Redundancy Planning. The aim being to help organisations, who were having to reduce headcount, with some practical guidance on how to manage that process. In this piece… Read more »

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  • CIPD Webinar via Zoom

    Tuesday 15 September 2020 at 12 noon Book Your Place Now Returning to the workplace – Common problems/issues The CJRS (Furlough Leave scheme) is coming to an end on 30 October. The Government is encouraging… Read more »

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  • Redundancies – Top Tips

    The Background Some employers have already had to make redundancies. As the Furlough scheme winds down many more employers will be faced with the same difficult decision. Most employers are good people who will make… Read more »

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  • How do you sleep at night?

    In the midst of a global crisis like the current one, it is understandable if businesses have not placed a high priority on the sort of risk assessment I refer to below. The reality, however,… Read more »

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  • Boardroom Disputes in the time of COVID-19

    The CJRS (Furlough Leave scheme) is due to come to an end on 30 June.  It has undoubtedly saved many jobs. Despite the CJRS some businesses have already had to make redundancies and/or cut hours… Read more »

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  • Contracts of Employment

    What particular clauses should we make sure we include? In addition to the obvious points – such as salary, holidays etc What type of contract do I need? Firstly though, is the individual an employee,… Read more »

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