Employment Law

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    Guide

    Night Workers

    In this guide, we'll discuss night work, the rights of night workers, and what you must do to comply with the law.

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    • Employment Law
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    Guide

    Express Terms

    Read our guide where we'll discuss express terms, your legal obligations, and the legal consequences of breaching an employment contract.

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    • Employment Law
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    Guide

    Pregnant Employee Rights

    Read our guide where we'll discuss pregnant employees, statutory maternity pay and antenatal appointments, as well as your legal obligations.

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    Guide

    Email Monitoring in the Workplace

    Read our guide where we'll explain when you can monitor an employee's emails, what the law says about it and why companies decide to do it.

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    • Employment Law
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    Reasonable Adjustments

    Read our guide where we'll discuss what reasonable adjustments are, common examples and your responsibilities as an employer.

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    • Employment Law
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    Smoking in the Workplace

    Smoking is prohibited in enclosed buildings, public areas, and on public transport. Read about the legal rules on smoking at work, and how to reduce health risks to non-smokers.

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    Preparing for new HR laws: Carer’s leave

    Lots of HR changes are on the horizon. Next in our mini-series, we unpack a new law that impacts staff with caring responsibilities…

    Kate Palmer FCIPD - Director of HR Advice and Consultancy at global employment law consultancy, Peninsula.
    Kate PalmerHR Advice and Consultancy Director
    • Employment Law
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    All change for family-friendly rights from 6 April 2024

    Not only is there a new right to carer’s leave, but there are also changes to flexible working requests, paternity leave, and an extension of the enhanced protection in a redundancy situation

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    The new HR laws expected in 2024 (and how to prepare)

    The government has confirmed at least 10 new laws for 2024. We expect to see changes around leave entitlement, pay and benefits, working patterns, and more. So to make sure you understand how all these updates will affect you, here’s a roundup of what’s coming in the year ahead…

    Kate Palmer FCIPD - Director of HR Advice and Consultancy at global employment law consultancy, Peninsula.
    Kate PalmerHR Advice and Consultancy Director
    • Employment Law
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    Preparing for new HR laws: Flexible working

    The future of flexible work is changing – and soon. In under two months, you’ll need to change the way you handle flexible working requests to meet UK law.

    Kate Palmer FCIPD - Director of HR Advice and Consultancy at global employment law consultancy, Peninsula.
    Kate PalmerHR Advice and Consultancy Director
    • Employment Law
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    Seven ways to update your HR in April

    As you’re (hopefully) aware, a swarm of HR updates are coming in 2024. And to make sure you’re prepared for big legal changes this April, learn all about the first batch of HR laws you’ll need to be ready for…

    Kate Palmer FCIPD - Director of HR Advice and Consultancy at global employment law consultancy, Peninsula.
    Kate PalmerHR Advice and Consultancy Director
    • Employment Law
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    Fines will triple for businesses who employ workers illegally

    The Home Secretary recently announced that fines will triple for businesses who employ illegal migrants. So if you don’t carry out legal right to work checks, you could be breaking the law without realising. ..

    Alan Price - Peninsula's Chief Operations Officer and CEO of BrightHR
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    • Employment Law
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