Redundancy Selection Criteria

You have been told you need to reduce your organisation’s head count. The pool of employees who are at risk have been identified…what now? The Redundancy Selection Process As an employer it is important to have a fair selection process in place as it is key to fair dismissal. In…

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Retirement Conversations

Most people are now retiring later in life, particularly given the current cost of living crisis. However, many employers will welcome the prospect of retaining these experienced employees. Although, the uncertainty around how long an employee is likely to stay can bring challenges to a business. Thinking ahead As an…

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Equality Act Amendments

Draft legislation has been published by the government with regards to amending the Equality Act 2010 from 1st January 2024. The Equality Act amendments include the following: – If you would like to discuss the implications of these changes, contact us on 01483 362732.

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Right to Work Checks

A company must complete right to work checks on all employees and keep records. It was announced in August 2023 that if an organisation fails to complete the correct right to work checks, then they could be faced with a fine of up to £60,000 per employee. From early 2024,…

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Rehabilitation of Offenders

This new legislation regarding Rehabilitation of Offenders (Section 193 of the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Act 2022) has come into effect from 28th October 2023.  It will mean that criminal convictions become spent after a shorter period, therefore reducing the length of time that individuals are legally required to…

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Dignity in the Workplace

If there is no dignity in the workplace, it can create low morale amongst employees as well as reduced productivity.  Employees may resign as a result which will mean a substantial loss of skills to the business as well as additional costs such as recruitment and training. Currently, the subject…

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The Pitfalls Of Working From Anywhere

One of the positive things about the advancement of technology is that it’s enabled us to do business from literally anywhere we want. This has become more apparent over the last few years, when working remotely in locations that were not a main office has become the norm. It’s not…

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