Last year we posted the rules to follow for temporary right to work checks. You can currently check RTW via video calls, however, after 16th May 2021 we will be returning to the normal way of checking in person. Until 16 May 2021 you must: ask the worker to submit a...
Hybrid working is here to stay and is likely to be the most requested HR assistance in 2021 and beyond. Hybrid working is a form of flexible working and if you want to get ahead of potential requests this summer and put a formal policy in place now, you can either...
You are still required to carry out right to work checks for all workers before you employ them as you did before Brexit using European Economic Area (EEA), Swiss passports and national identity cards as evidence until 30 June 2021. You can also use the online...
The Employment Appeal Tribunal recently considered the issue of covert recordings made by employees in meetings with their employer. The case explored whether a claimant’s compensation should be reduced on account of the fact that a covert recording had been made...
The posting of a discriminatory image on a personal Facebook page which caused offense to a work colleague was not done ‘in the course of employment’, the EAT has held. The employer was not vicariously liable for the employee’s actions as there was a lack of a...
Enhanced maternity pay and shared parental leave The Court of Appeal has ruled that it is not discriminatory for employers to enhance maternity pay while only offering statutory pay to workers on shared parental leave (SPL). A question many clients have asked since...
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