Updated to reflect the provisions of the Equality Act 2010 (Specific Duties and Public Authorities) Regulations 2017, put before Parliament in January 2017.
Enhanced to include information about the requirement to obtain Home Office approval for change of circumstances, including details of the Home Office priority service for doing so.
Updated to include a reference to the Government's Disability Confident scheme.
Practical guidance on developing a competency framework, including whether to use an off-the-shelf set of competencies or to develop competencies in-house, using job analysis tools and testing the framework before rolling out to the workforce as a whole.
Updated to reflect that the upper age limit for jury service increased from 70 to 75 on 1 December 2016.
Updated to include the new rates of the national minimum wage announced in the Autumn Statement 2016, effective from April 2017.
Updated to reflect the announcement that the tax advantages linked to shares awarded under employee-shareholder agreements will be abolished for arrangements entered into on or after 1 December 2016.
Updated to include a reference to illegal working closure notices and compliance orders, introduced from 1 December 2016.
Updated to include salary data from the December 2016 XpertHR Computer Staff Salary Survey.
Practical guidance on dealing with a situation where an employee requests to record a meeting or has recorded a meeting covertly.