We round up our key content on April employment law changes.
Overhauled and enhanced to provide a more comprehensive redundancy policy for employers and HR professionals.
A model letter to inform an employee who was told that their job was at risk of redundancy because of the coronavirus crisis that their role is safe for now, following the Government's announcement of increased financial support for employers through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.
Updated to include details of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, announced by the Government on 20 March 2020.
Each April, HR professionals must ensure that their organisation complies with the latest round of amended employment laws and deadlines. As well as dealing with the ongoing impact of coronavirus (Covid-19), important issues for HR in April 2020 include changes to written statements of terms and conditions, the introduction of parental bereavement leave and pay, and changes to the law on calculating holiday pay for workers with irregular hours.
Organisations thinking of dismissing staff due to closure or a downturn in business because of the coronavirus should first consider the support the Government and financial institutions have offered them, the governor of the Bank of England has urged.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to redundancy.