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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.

BANK HOLIDAY ENTITLEMENT FOR PART-TIME WORKERS
Many companies start their holiday year from January to December. At this time of year, employees are keen to not ...
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THE WORKS CHRISTMAS PARTY SEASON IS ONCE AGAIN UPON US!
Christmas parties are a great chance for employees to let off some steam, bond outside of work and get to ...
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BACK-DATED HOLIDAY PAY CLAIMS FROM MISCATEGORISED WORKERS
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled  in the case of King v Sash Windows that workers denied the opportunity ...
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EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Deliveroo has won a legal case regarding the employment status of its riders. The case found that the riders were ...
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THE IMPORTANCE OF POLICY DOCUMENTS – THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A DISMISSAL BEING FAIR OR UNFAIR
The recent case of Plant v API Microelectronics Ltd showed how important it is to have the right policy documents ...
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EMPLOYER PENSION CONTRIBUTIONS COUNT TOWARDS A WEEK’S PAY
It has been long standing practice that when calculating a week's pay for redundancy payments and certain employment tribunal awards, ...
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NEW LEAVE ALLOWANCE FOR GRIEVING PARENTS
Currently, whilst employers are expected to be understanding and flexible, there is no legal requirement for employers to provide paid ...
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WHAT TO CONSIDER IF YOU WANT TO SUSPEND AN EMPLOYEE
On 15th August 2017 the High Court heard the case of Agoreyo v London Borough of Lambeth. In this case, ...
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SOCIAL MEDIA – THE BIGGEST WORKPLACE DISTRACTION
Fleximize released their findings in July 2017 of a study into workers procrastination habits and identified that the instant messaging ...
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MONITORING EMPLOYEE COMMUNICATIONS
On 12th January 2016 The European Court of Human Rights (Fourth Section) heard the case of Barbulescu v Romania whereby ...
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