Practical guidance on employing an apprentice in England, including the apprenticeship levy and the funding of apprenticeships; apprenticeship standards and frameworks; selecting a training provider; and recruiting an apprentice.
Practical guidance on employing an individual on a fixed-term contract, including the Fixed-term Employees (Prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) Regulations 2002; recruiting temporary workers; break clauses; successive fixed-term contracts; and expiry of the fixed-term contract.
Practical guidance on employing part-time workers, including the Part-time Workers (Prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) Regulations 2000; pro rata pay and benefits; and annual leave and bank holiday entitlement.
Practical guidance on managing an agency worker who is pregnant or a new mother, including rights under the Agency Workers Regulations 2010; the 12-week qualifying period; pregnancy and maternity discrimination; risk assessments; antenatal appointments; and maternity leave and pay.
Practical guidance on calculating the 12-week qualifying period under the Agency Workers Regulations 2010, including the need to be in the same role with the same hirer; breaks in the assignment; and anti-avoidance provisions.
Practical guidance on dealing with employees on fixed-term contracts who are pregnant or on maternity leave, including the Fixed-term Employees (Prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) Regulations 2002; avoiding discrimination; expiry and non-renewal of the contract; and redundancy as a reason for dismissal.
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