All items: Employment rights

  • Autumnal FAQs: Flu jabs and working when the clocks go back

    25 October 2016

    Recently published FAQs deal with two topical issues for employers.

  • How can you help employees with caring responsibilities?

    20 October 2016

    From offering flexible working and leave arrangements to providing training for line managers and information on how to access support, there are a number of ways employers can successfully support carers in the workplace.

  • Holiday pay: the never-ending story continues

    10 October 2016

    In the latest holiday pay decision, the Court of Appeal in British Gas Trading Ltd v Lock and another has accepted that paid annual leave must include commission.

  • Holiday pay

    10 October 2016

    Workers have a statutory entitlement to 5.6 weeks' leave a year, during which they are entitled to be paid their normal pay. Recent case law developments have changed what may be regarded as "normal" and employers must now consider whether or not overtime and commission should be included in holiday pay.

  • Podcast: Disciplinary hearings and dismissals

    7 October 2016

    Nicky Stibbs and Max Winthrop join us to discuss key issues around disciplinary investigations and hearings, and dismissals; including the Acas code of practice on disciplinary and grievance procedures, the role of HR in the disciplinary process and the right to be accompanied.

  • Brexit

    4 October 2016

    What are the implications for employers of the UK's referendum vote in favour of leaving the EU and what steps can employers take now to prepare for Brexit?

  • EU law ceases to apply from the day the UK leaves

    3 October 2016

    The Government has announced that it will repeal the 1972 European Communities Act (ECA) - the key piece of legislation that gives direct effect to all EU law in the UK.

  • Six tips for employing students

    29 September 2016

    As the university year commences, many students will be thinking about finding a job to help fund their studies. We set out six tips for employers to consider when employing students and part-time workers.

  • Policies and documents tool: further improvements to layout

    22 September 2016

    A further 18 categories within our suite of model documents are now listed in the order in which HR professionals might use them. This follows on from the earlier redesign of 14 key areas, making it easier than ever to find the templates that you need among XpertHR's 1,000 model documents.

  • Take part in our Christmas and New Year working arrangements survey

    12 September 2016

    XpertHR would like to invite you to take part in its annual survey of Christmas and New Year working arrangements, and what plans are in place, if any, for staff celebrations.

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Editor's choice: HR and legal information and guidance relating to employment rights.