We round up our resources that will help employers manage requests for time off during the festive season, when business needs may range from requiring a certain level of cover to shutting down operations. Our resources include research on employers' arrangements for work and rest over the Christmas and New Year period, to help you benchmark your organisation.
In TSN v Hyvinvointialan Liitto Ry; AKT v Satamaoperaattorit Ry, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) held that, in the absence of domestic legislation or collective agreements to the contrary, workers on sick leave are not entitled to carry over any paid annual leave over and above the EU minimum of four weeks.
Updated to include information on TSN v Hyvinvointialan Liitto Ry; AKT v Satamaoperaattorit Ry, in which the European Court of Justice confirmed that, in the absence of an agreement to the contrary, holiday carry-over for workers on sick leave is limited to four weeks.
Updated to include dates for the 2020 Olympics and the football European Championships.
We discuss trends in labour turnover and sickness absence rates based on data gathered by XpertHR.
Sickness absence interventions are most commonly triggered by employees being absent on three or four different occasions in a rolling 12-month period or by an absence for a total of 10 cumulative days.
A model letter to confirm what has been agreed following an informal long-term sickness absence return-to-work meeting (also known as a "return-to-work interview").
A model form to record an informal return-to-work meeting (also known as a "return-to-work interview") taking place after long-term sickness absence.
A model policy to use as a guide to conducting an informal return-to-work meeting (also known as a "return-to-work interview") taking place after long-term sickness absence.
July 2019 saw progress made on an unusual number of proposed employment law changes. The Government published consultations covering workplace sexual harassment, statutory sick pay, family-friendly leave and pay, flexibility in working hours, modern slavery statements, and enforcement of worker rights. It also made announcements on changes to the laws on rehabilitation periods for offenders, settlement agreements, and protection against redundancy during pregnancy and maternity leave.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to absence/attendance.