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.

HOLIDAYS FOR PART-TIME EMPLOYEES
The minimum statutory holiday entitlement is 5.6 weeks (which equates to 28 days, if an employee works a five or six day ...
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MANAGING ABSENCE
We get many enquiries about Managing Absence and according to the Office for National Statistics an estimated 137.3 million days ...
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WHAT DOES EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES REALLY MEAN?
We've all heard the words ‘equal opportunities' being used, but what does it really mean to ensure that all employees ...
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MANAGING PROBATIONARY PERIODS
Many Companies adopt a probationary period when appointing new employees.  By setting a probationary period a newly recruited employee is ...
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EMPLOYMENT TRIBUNAL CLAIMS UP BY 165%
The latest figures and statistics relating to employment tribunal claims (for the period April to June 2018) has been published ...
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WHY CONTRACTS OF EMPLOYMENT ARE A MUST FOR ANY SERIOUS BUSINESS
I'm not going to harp on about compliance and legal requirements, they go without saying. I do want to talk ...
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NOT ALL CONTRACTS OF EMPLOYMENT ARE THE SAME
There are good contracts of employment and poor ones. What makes it good or bad may depend on your perspective ...
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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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REFUSING HOLIDAY REQUESTS
It is that time of year when most people are thinking about taking their summer holiday. All too often employees ...
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