Blog & HR News

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.

COVID-19 Update
Further to the spread of COVID-19, and considering the nature and volume of enquiries we’ve had, which are typically regarding ...
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Practical Guidance on the Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Coronovirus (COVID-19) is a hot topic at the moment and many people are becoming increasingly concerned about catching the virus. ...
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When Is It Too Late To Submit A Last Minute Holiday Request?
Changes to Holiday Pay from April 2020
The right to paid annual leave is set out in the Working Time Regulations.  In recent years, a number of ...
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Statutory Rate Increases from April 2020
The government have announced the proposed new rates for statutory maternity pay (SMP), statutory adoption pay (SAP), statutory paternity pay ...
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Making HR Digital – Your Employee Handbooks
Everything is going digital because its more efficient, more convenient, more secure and more reliable. HR should be no different ...
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Employment Tribunals and Employee Handbooks
How Important is Your Employee Handbook? Failure to communicate your handbook can be the difference between winning and losing at ...
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Parental Bereavement Leave
The government has now published the necessary legislation, which will see employed parents who lose a child aged under 18, ...
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National Minimum Wage 2020
The national minimum wage increases which will come into effect on the 1st April 2020 have been announced and are ...
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Good Work Plan Reminder
As we start the New Year , I thought it would be a good time to remind you about two ...
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Part Time Holiday Calculations
Calculating Part Time Holidays I am often asked by clients how to calculate holidays for part time employees. This can ...
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