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    PLEASE NOTE: This article includes several dates and hyperlinks to consultations Employment law consultations aplenty this Autumn This summer has been an unusually busy one for government announcements and consultations on proposed changes to employment law. Although it is not guaranteed that these proposals will become law, particularly given the current political uncertainties, these are[…]

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    According to the Health & Safety Executive stress is ‘the adverse reaction people have to excessive pressures or other types of demand placed on them’ by their job. As an employer, you owe your employees a duty of care. That is, a duty to provide a work environment where employees are not caused psychological harm[…]

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    We are now one year into the new, tougher data protection regime under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). As Zoe Lagadec, employment law expert with Mulberry’s Employment Law Solicitors in London explains, Brexit or no Brexit, these rules are not going away any time soon. Zoe Lagadec takes us through what the first year[…]

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    Some sectors, such as healthcare and construction, rely on a ready supply of temporary staff, and it is a rare business that does not need to use agency workers from time to time. The rights of agency workers have been under considerable government scrutiny recently, and changes are on the horizon that will affect any[…]

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    Brexit has dominated the agenda and so, when it comes to introducing new employment law, April 2019 is unusually quiet compared to previous years. However, as Zoe Lagadec employment law expert with Mulberry’s Employment Law Solicitors in London explains, the government has found time for a few changes. Zoe Lagadec also outlines the anticipated effect[…]

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    What is a settlement agreement? A settlement agreement is a legally binding agreement between employer and employee that settles any claims that the employee may have against their employer. A settlement agreement is most often used in connection with terminating employment, but it isn’t always. A settlement agreement could also be used where the employment[…]

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      Holidays and holiday pay: What employers need to know While the right to 28 days’ paid holiday was a welcome addition to workers’ rights, employers have been less enthusiastic about the complicated development of the rules, particularly if staff work irregular hours or their pay packets include commission or bonus payments. With the law[…]

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