All items: Time off work

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Podcast: Holiday pay - the saga continues

    15 July 2016

    The Royal Courts of Justice was the setting this week for the latest chapter in the holiday pay saga. We flag up the arguments before the Court of Appeal in the Lock case on the inclusion of commission and provide an overview on where employers stand on holiday pay calculations.

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Editor's choice: HR and legal information and guidance relating to time off work.