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Acas have published new guidance on suspending an employee from work

Makbool Javaid
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Acas has published new guidance on suspension, where an employee continues to be employed but does not have to attend work or do any work. The guidance covers suspension as part of a disciplinary procedure, suspension on medical grounds and suspension due to a risk to a new or expectant mother. It also provides advice on how an employee should be suspended, pay during suspension, how long a suspension should last, communications during a suspension and ending a suspension.


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