The flexible working requests in FCA regulated firms increase daily and we are grateful for the FCA’s recent guidance on essential considerations for regulated firms. As HR consultants responding to requests now being asked to show a business case as to why an...
It is an employer’s duty to protect the health, safety and welfare of their employees and other people who might be affected by their business. Employers must do whatever is reasonably practicable to achieve this. However, it is unlikely that firms in the...
As from 1st July 2021, all EEA citizens are required to prove their right to work in the UK. Those who have successfully applied under the EU Settlement Scheme will have been granted either settled or pre-settled status through the Home Office online right to work...
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...
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