HR AND EMPLOYMENT LAW NEWS

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At Practical HR, we like to keep our clients as informed as possible. One way in which we do this is by posting regular news articles highlighting what we think might be of interest to you. Here you can find information and updates relating to HR and employment law.

UNFAIR DISMISSAL AND A SUCCESSFUL APPEAL
An employee is refusing to return to work after their dismissal has been overturned on appeal, do they have a ...
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DO YOU HAVE TO ACCEPT ADDITIONAL NOTICE?
I was recently asked to advise on two similar situations where employees had given more notice than was required. In ...
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20-MINUTE BREAKS UNDER THE WORKING TIME REGULATIONS
Does the requirement for a 20-minute break after six-hours work have to be continuous, or can it be taken in ...
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UPCOMING CHANGES IN STATUTORY RATES
We have put together a summary of the increase in statutory rates from April 2019. Statutory Redundancy Payments - from ...
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HOLIDAY – USE IT OR LOSE IT
What you have to do to be able to rely on the 'use it or lose it' principle. In a ...
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SLEEPING ON THE JOB AND THE NATIONAL MINIMUM WAGE
Are employees entitled to the National Minimum Wage when they sleep during all or part of their shift/ job? The ...
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INAPPROPRIATE COMMENTS POSTED ON SOCIAL NETWORKING
What should you do if you are advised that an employee has posted derogatory comments on their Facebook account, the ...
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TAX CHANGES TO PAYMENTS IN LIEU OF NOTICE
A payment in lieu of notice (PILON) is money paid to an employee when their employment is ending (for whatever ...
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GOVERNMENT EXTENDS CHILDCARE VOUCHER SCHEME FOR A FURTHER SIX MONTHS
At the beginning of March, I blogged about changes to childcare vouchers, whereby employers who currently operate a childcare voucher ...
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WHAT BREAKS ARE YOUR EMPLOYEES ENTITLED TO DURING THE WORKING DAY?
Under the Working Time Regulations 1998 (WTR), employees who work for more than six hours are entitled to an unpaid ...
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