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Zero Hours Contracts

September 18, 2014

Exclusivity clauses on zero hours contracts which prevent employees from working for other employees will be banned.  A code of practice will be developed by the end of [...]

Shared Parental Leave Allowance

September 18, 2014

From 1st October 2014, parents whose babies are due on or after 5th April 2015  will be able to share parental leave after the first two weeks.  Parents who are adopting [...]

Employers and Illegal Workers

July 15, 2014

New information was published in May 2014 to help employers prevent illegal working and understand the fines (civil penalties) they face when they employ illegal workers. [...]

Fund for Training

July 15, 2014

Skills and Enterprise Minister Matthew Hancock has announced an additional £25m of funding to be made available to improve training for new and current employees. Find out [...]

ACAS Early Conciliation

May 8, 2014

Source: ACAS From 6th May 2014 it is compulsory for employees to contact ACAS before bringing an employment tribunal claim. This website explains more: [...]

ICO Warning for Companies

March 20, 2014

The Information Commissioner’s Office has reminded Companies that they should have clear guidelines for staff using their own devices to store work related personal [...]

TUPE amendment

February 28, 2014

The Government has amended the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of the Environment) Regulations.  These Regulations discuss how to manage employees when the business [...]
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