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    Since the coronavirus outbreak in the UK, the Government has responded with a raft of new measures to help employees and employers.  Although the circumstances are exceptional, employers need to take care that they comply with the usual employment law requirements. These changes have been pushed through quickly and it is uncertain how some of[…]

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    With more cases of coronavirus (COVID-19), being reported in the UK each day, employers will be wondering how to handle the issue especially as they may need to react fast if a situation develops in the workplace or if there are concerns about the health of a particular employee. Zoe Lagadec employment law expert at[…]

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    Changes to employment law from April 2020   April brings with it the usual annual increases to the national minimum wage and statutory pay for family-friendly leave and sickness absence. But the effects of Good Work: the Taylor review of modern working practices, published in 2017, are still being felt and changes are being introduced[…]

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    The Employment Bill 2019-2020 includes the following measures: A single enforcement body for the labour market which proposes to replace the enforcement functions of the Employment Agency Standards Inspectorate Gangmasters & Labour Abuse Authority, HM Revenue & Customs and the Health & Safety Executive; Requirement on Employers to ensure that tips would be distributed on[…]

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    Changing an individual’s working arrangements from employee to consultant may seem attractive; no employer National Insurance contributions to pay and greater flexibility for the individual. A win-win situation surely? Zoe Lagadec, employment law expert with Mulberry’s Employment Law Solicitors in London, explains why this can be a risky course of action for the employer and[…]

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