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Know the law on flexible working requests? Employment lawyer guides

A leading employment lawyer is urging business owners to carefully consider flexible working requests made by employees with the demand for new working arrangements increasing due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Contributor: Ben Mason, an Employment Law Partner - Aaron & Partners | Published: 15 September 2020

Drug testing: what employers need to know

This week, Conservative London mayoral candidate, Shaun Bailey called for every business in the capital with more than 250 employees to sign up to a drug-testing charter - routinely checking with the results being made public.

Contributor: Andrew Willis, Head of Legal at Croner | Published: 27 August 2020

New immigration system “will scupper access to flexible talent”

Following the publication of further details on the points-based immigration system which were published yesterday, The Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) has expressed disappointment at the lack of detail around highly skilled professionals.

Contributor: Tania Bowers, Legal Counsel and Head of Public Affairs - APSCo | Published: 15 July 2020

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What are the consequences for employers misusing Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme?

Uo to 24 May 2020, around one million employers had furloughed employees in 8.4 million jobs and claimed more than £15 billion in grants[i]. Given the sums involved, HM Revenue and Customs has received around 800 reports of fraudulent applications - what are the outcomes for employers?

Contributor: Jo Stubbs, Global Head of Content Strategy - XpertHR | Published: 21 June 2020

Calls for dedicated visa route for high skills professionals post Brexit

Following the second reading of the Immigration Bill in parliament this week which paves the way for a points-based immigration system, The Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) has called for a dedicated visa route for independent professionals.

Contributor: Tania Bowers, Legal Counsel and Head of Public Affairs - APSCo | Published: 21 May 2020

Covid19 crisis: employers to offer fuller support following new legislation

New legislation which came into force on 6 April 2020 means employers now have to tell their staff, on day one of employment or before, what their entitlement to any sick pay is. GRiD predicts this will mean many employers will enhance their offering to make sure it’s attractive.

Contributor: Katharine Moxham, spokesperson - GRiD | Published: 19 April 2020

Employers urged to use new Parental Bereavement Act

The Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Act 2018 coming into force this month (April 2020) is an opportunity for employers to ensure their bereavement policy also demonstrates compassion and sensitivity, according to RedArc.

Contributor: Christine Husbands, Managing Director - RedArc | Published: 15 April 2020

Covid19: How employers should be protecting essential workers

For employers and employees of key workers, there has been uncertainty and confusion regarding your rights and responsibilities. Here we have advice from Sheilah Cummins, Louise Plant and Graham Mead of Prettys Solicitors, Ipswich...

Contributor: Sheilah Cummins, Associate - Prettys | Published: 6 April 2020