Employee Rights

COVID 19 – A Few Burning HR Questions Answered

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As the situation with Coronavirus unfolds questions from our clients regarding all aspects of their business keep on coming. As we know many of these issues will be applicable to most companies we have shared them for you here.

Are employees who are self-isolating entitled to sick pay?

Under Chancellor Sunak’s new 2020 budget, statutory sick pay (SSP) will be extended to all of those who are eligible and have to self-isolate, even if they are not sick themselves or showing symptoms. Read More

Getting employee suspension right

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Following the news that Welsh councils have paid more than £9m to staff while they have suspended over the last four years (read more here), the issue of suspending employees has certainly been brought into question this weekend. When a business is considering suspending an employee pending investigation, it is imperative that they get it right. Read More

Employee rights during hot weather

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What does the law say on employee rights during hot weather?

Although the Great British Summer often doesn’t result in hot temperatures, the hottest day of the decade could be on its way to the UK, with the mercury set to climb to highs of 34 degrees this week, according to the Met Office. Read More

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