As well as continuing to deal with workplace issues caused by the coronavirus pandemic, there will be many other important employment law developments for HR to grapple with in 2022. What does HR need to do to meet its obligations and prepare for the coming year?
Fuel supply issues affecting drivers, eco protesters blocking roads and public transport staff shortages caused by the pandemic can all cause travel disruption for employees trying to get to work. We answer five common questions from employers on the workplace impact of travel disruption.
We set out some possible scenarios that HR professionals may face in relation to long COVID, and explain how they could tackle them.
Employers should plan ahead to make the most of the positive impact that this large sporting event can have on staff mental health and morale. However, employers also need to take steps to minimise disruption, particularly as a number of games take place during normal office hours and in the early evening.
Employers should prepare policies that outline how they will handle employees who are forced to quarantine after travelling abroad.
Employers are being asked to "play their part" in the NHS test and trace service by encouraging workers to comply with requests to self-isolate and to support them while they are in isolation. Jo Broadbent, Counsel Knowledge Lawyer at Hogan Lovells, explores some of the legal and practical issues for employers of the test and trace service.
Consultant editor Darren Newman discusses the changes to the statutory sick pay system brought about by the coronavirus pandemic, and suggests the current crisis may well result in a full review of the system.
This article looks at factors for local authority employers to consider when determining entitlement to sick pay.
Commentary and analysis: HR and legal information and guidance relating to absence/attendance.
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