Tags: employment law

Employment Alert – Increases to statutory rates in April 2023

December 22, 2022

Increases to statutory rates in April 2023

Increases to National Minimum Wage from 1 April 2023

November 21, 2022

Every year in April, new and updated employment law provisions come into force. The new National Minimum Wage increases have now been announced.

Bank Holiday for King’s Coronation

November 10, 2022

It has been confirmed that the coronation of His Majesty King Charles III will be marked with a national bank holiday across the UK.

Fixed fee Employee Contract and Handbook Bundle

September 26, 2022

We are offering a fixed fee Employee Contract and Handbook Bundle, which includes an hour’s consultation with an employment law solicitor to tailor the documentation for your business needs.

Acas publishes new guidance on suspending employees from work

September 22, 2022

Acas has published new guidance on how to approach staff suspensions at work. The two new guidance notes cover disciplinary and grievance-related suspensions and medical suspensions (in relation to dangerous chemicals, lead and radiation).

Trethowans and West Peak announce ‘Toolkit for Leaders’ partnership to bring you the best in leadership training

August 8, 2022

In partnership with Trethowans, West Peak will be bringing a series of workshops from their flagship ‘Summit Leadership Programme™’ that are designed to help performance development.

DWP issues guidance on ‘fit notes’ certified by healthcare professionals

July 6, 2022

New legislation came into force on 1 July 2022 which allowed a wider range of healthcare professionals to issue ‘fit notes’. See our previous alert here.

Employment Tribunal finds that employee with long COVID was disabled under the Equality Act

June 24, 2022

In the recent case of Burke v Turning Point Scotland, an Employment Tribunal has found that an employee who was absent from work due to the effects of long COVID was “disabled” under the Equality Act 2010.

New legislation will allow a wider range of healthcare professionals to issue ‘fit notes’

June 15, 2022

The Social Security (Medical Evidence) and Statutory Sick Pay (Medical Evidence) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2022 will come into force on 1 July 2022.

Employment Alert – The Queen’s Speech: Key announcements for employers

May 16, 2022

The Queen’s Speech: Key announcements for employers