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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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CAN YOU DISMISS SOMEONE WHO IS ON LONG TERM SICKNESS ABSENCE?
It’s a very difficult situation if you have an employee who is off on long term sickness absence or with ...
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HOMEWORKING! ARE THERE ANY DISADVANTAGES TO THIS FLEXIBLE WORKING METHOD?
A study conducted by a PHD student at the London School of Economics believes that there are. Recently there has ...
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DOES YOUR HOLIDAY YEAR END IN DECEMBER?
If your holiday year runs from January to December, it’s time to start reminding people to book any outstanding holiday ...
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WORKING TIME REGULATIONS & RECORDING TIME
A recent case from European Courts has determined that an employer must keep records of working hours in order to ...
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MAYBANK HOLIDAY 2020 WILL MOVE….
The Government have announced that the Early May Bank Holiday in 2020 will move from Monday 4th May to Friday ...
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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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NEW GUIDANCE AVAILABLE
New Guidance Available - two new pieces of guidance have recently been issued:New ACAS Guidance on Disciplinary Procedures The Acas ...
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5 CLAUSES THAT WILL MAKE YOUR CONTRACT OF EMPLOYMENT MORE ROBUST
I’m often asked, what makes a good contract of employment? Well there are many things. A starting point is to ...
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