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Detailed yet concise, easy to read and navigate, our expertly written employment Commentaries will guide you through all the various rules, regulations and procedures. Always current and full of practical examples, they will deepen your knowledge of how employment law works in practice. Use the Commentaries to complement the News & Advice and other features of this online resource.

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Use this section to quickly find a reliable solution to even the trickiest of employment problems. Simply select a topic and question of your choice, and you'll see a range of ready-to-use solutions. It’s sure to save you time without compromising on quality of advice.


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Key Problems

There are some issues, like dismissal and sickness absence, that are particularly tricky for employers to deal with. This resource is dedicated to such problems and offers a series of tools, resources and guidance to help you manage them. Use the linked documents to follow up the action recommended. Using our Key Problems section will ensure you always remain in control and help avoid the risk of tribunal claims.

Special Reports

Get to grips with the latest and most troublesome workplace issues. There are many to choose from including sickness absence, managing part-time workers, safe employment contracts, recruitment pitfalls, managing tribunal claims, flexible working and avoiding discrimination claims.

Key Data - FAQs

It's essential to have the correct information, payment rates etc. to hand. You'll find it all here such as the current SSP, SMP and minimum wage rates, along with public holidays and tax/NI info. Plus, you can browse the Frequently Asked Employment Questions to find the answers to all your employment-related queries covering everything from recruitment to dismissal.

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