Increased Flexible Working
Increased flexible working has become the new ‘norm’ during the Covid-19 pandemic. This is as a result of Government guidance and employer and employee choices. However, with lockdowns easing across the UK, increasing numbers of people will be getting ready to start returning to their workplaces. While the Government isn’t
What is a grievance? A grievance is any issue that an employee has in connection with their work. Managing a grievance is not as easy as you’d think. A grievance could be due to conflict with another employee, poor management, bullying, unfavourable treatment, pay, not being allowed time off or
Managing Employee Performance
Every company needs its employees to perform at their best. Obviously, everyone has odd days when they’re not as on form as usual. However, businesses must be able to rely on the fact that normally their employees will be performing as effectively as possible. Effectively managing employee performance is key
Subject Access Request
A subject access request (SAR) is a request that can be made by an individual under the General Data Protection Regulation to see the data a company holds in relation to them. It’s important that you are aware of what your obligations are as an employer, particularly as the number
Statutory Rates Increase for 2021
The statutory rates increase for 2021 are effective from Sunday 4th April 2021 and increase from £151.20 per week to £151.97 per week for the following: Statutory Maternity Pay (SMP) Statutory Paternity Pay (SPP) Statutory Adoption Pay (SAP) Statutory Shared Parental Pay (ShPP) Statutory Parental Bereavement Pay (SPBP) Statutory Maternity
Returning to the workplace
As an employer, you’ve probably had to make some very tough decisions over the past few months. Many companies have been forced to furlough employees and, in some cases, make redundancies. Now employees are returning to the workplace as per the government guidance, employers continue to face an array of
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