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Right to Disconnect

Article from the Financial News - Friday August 27th 2021 When the pandemic struck, many businesses were forced to remove staff from the office and set them up at home at short notice. In the past 17 months, businesses have worked effectively with staff working from home. Productivity has increased, and staff have found that…
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Trade Union Companions

Question: In a disciplinary, if an employee wants to be accompanied by a representative from a trade union that is not recognised by the business, can you stope them from coming? In short the answer is NO. The recognition of a trade union is about collective bargaining, not disciplinaries and grievances.  You don't need to…
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HR To Dos in 2021

Its not all about Coronavirus! Nearly a month into the new year and many of our Clients are still dealing with the impact Coronavirus has had on their businesses and Employees…. But there are few other things this year to consider from an Employment Law perspective. IR35             Originally pencilled…
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Getting your biggest resource back to work … your people!

  From 1st August, the Government are encouraging Employers to consult with their staff about returning to their normal workplace (if it is safe to do so), although working from home continues to be the preferred government option to help reduce the spread of Covid-19. We have heard from a number of different organisations about…
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