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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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    Grumbles or grievances – why you need to take employee complaints seriously Receiving a grievance from an employee is rarely welcome – dealing with it can soak up resources, cause disquiet among other employees and in some cases escalate into a dispute which ends up before an employment tribunal. However, as Zoe Lagadec, employment lawyer[…]

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    The WHO reports that Cancer is the second leading cause of death globally, and is responsible for an estimated 9.6 million deaths in 2018. Globally, about 1 in 6 deaths is due to cancer. Sadly it is on the increase and most of us know a friend or relative who has been diagnosed with Cancer[…]

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