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  • Frequently Asked Employment Questions - Can we still use the working time opt-out?
    Yes. Under the Working Time Regulations 1998, workers can choose to work over and above an average 48-hour week, provided they sign a written opt-out agreement or clause to signify their consent to exclude the statutory maximum 48 hours. Though the issue of whether to alter this has been periodically considered, there are currently no active plans to change it.
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  • Frequently Asked Employment Questions - Does an employee have to sign a contract for it to be enforceable?
    No, they don't. But to avoid any doubt or misunderstanding, it should be signed without undue delay. Any reluctance on the employee's part should be discussed and resolved sooner rather than later. It's possible there could be a misunderstanding. The longer the employee works for you without objecting to any of the contractual terms, or without refusing to perform any of them, the easier it will be for you to argue that they've been impliedly accepted by their conduct, at least in relation to those terms that...
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  • Frequently Asked Employment Questions - How can we use appraisals to make unproductive staff redundant?
    The first trick is to weight the performance-related criteria so that it's loaded against those who are underperforming. This means that when you come to total the scores across the various different selection criteria that you have used, poor performers will be given an extra weighting. Secondly, if you have any appraisals/performance reviews due in the intervening period, instruct managers to carry them out thoroughly. This will make it harder for any disgruntled employee to succeed in an unfair dismissal...
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  • Employment - Maternity policy
    Maternity policyOur policy statement sets out the statutory rules relating to maternity leave and pay. It ensures employees fully understand their rights and entitlements, as well as their obligations in relation to notifying you of their pregnancy, their expected date of childbirth and when they want their maternity leave to start and end.Maternity leaveOur policy statement reflects the statutory provisions on maternity leave and pay. If you wish to provide enhanced rights to either maternity leave or pay,...
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  • HR Professional - What are the benefits of a salary sacrifice arrangement?
    A salary sacrifice arrangement essentially involves an employee giving up the right to receive part of their salary in exchange for a non-cash benefit. Why are these arrangements used and are they still worth considering following recent changes?
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  • HR Professional - Spotting the signs of a stressed worker
    One of your workers has been signed off for six weeks with “work-related stress”. How can you find out if anyone else is likely to be at risk of stress and what should you do about it?
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  • HR Professional - How to ensure a fair redundancy
    As part of your Brexit planning you need to implement a redundancy programme. What do you need to do to stay on the right side of the law by following a fair redundancy procedure?
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  • HR Professional - Defending an employment tribunal claim
    As statistics show that employment tribunal claims have increased by around 150% since fees were abolished in July 2017, it’s probably only a matter of time before a tribunal claim form lands on your desk. What are our top tips for defending claims?
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  • HR Professional - What to consider before allowing remote working
    Remote working provides employees with a better work-life balance and saves on travel time/costs. It also has benefits for you, such as fewer overheads and more motivated employees. What issues should you address before permitting remote working?
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  • HR Professional - Implied term restricted dismissal of sick employee
    The Employment Appeal Tribunal has ruled that an employer acted in breach of an implied term when it dismissed, on incapacity grounds, an employee who was in receipt of long-term disability benefits. What are the implications of this ruling?
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