All items: Employment rights

  • 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.

  • XpertHR financial services: whistleblowing

    7 September 2016

    This chapter of the Employment law manual has been updated to cover the key points of the new whistleblowing rules for the finance sector that came into force on 7 September 2016.

  • When employers reject post-maternity leave flexible working requests

    6 September 2016

    When can an employer turn down an employee's request for flexible working on her return from maternity leave? In two recent tribunal decisions, employers were able to show that the potential disruption to the business justified their rejection of a new mother's flexible working request.

  • BT Managed Services Ltd v Edwards: TUPE case settles

    1 September 2016

    The important TUPE case BT Managed Services Ltd v Edwards and another, which was set to be heard by the Court of Appeal in 2017, has settled. The Court of Appeal was expected to consider the status of employees on long-term sick leave during a TUPE transfer.

  • Bank holiday resources

    25 August 2016

    As the summer bank holiday for England, Wales and Northern Ireland approaches, we highlight popular resources to help employers manage bank holidays.

  • Podcast: Dealing with holiday-related issues

    19 August 2016

    We discuss the steps that employers can take to limit some of the problems that may arise when employees take holiday, including unauthorised absence and failure to return to work.

  • EAT clarifies scope of whistleblowing protection

    12 August 2016

    In McTigue v University Hospital Bristol NHS Foundation Trust, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) explored the rights of agency workers to blow the whistle and set out guidance to assist tribunals.

  • BT Managed Services Ltd v Edwards: appeal update

    26 July 2016

    A date has now been set for the Court of Appeal hearing in BT Managed Services Ltd v Edwards and another, on the status of employees on long-term sick leave during a TUPE transfer.

  • Significant employment law decisions in 2016

    25 July 2016

    We round up five significant employment law decisions that have been made so far, and look ahead to important judgments expected before the end of this year.

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