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Safe Return to Work for the Construction Sector - what does this look like?

14 May 2020

Following the announcement made by Boris Johnson on Sunday, employers across the construction sector are being faced with the difficult task of determining what in practical terms a safe return to work looks like. The message is clear that construction should continue if it cannot be reasonably done…

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Holiday entitlement and pay during coronavirus

14 May 2020

The Government has recently produced guidance regarding holiday entitlement and the pay during coronavirus. The guidance has perhaps come slightly later than most employers would have hoped but thankfully there are no real surprises and is primarily clarifying issues that were already known. In…

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Considerations for reopening the workplace following the easing of lockdown

11 May 2020

How do you keep your workforce safe from a virus which has spread the globe on pandemic scales, leaving death and destruction in its wake? It is fair to say that last night's announcement has left those Britons desperately seeking respite from lockdown considerably underwhelmed but, now there…

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What does emergency volunteer leave mean for employers?

27 Apr 2020

In the midst of a global crisis, with the health of hundreds of thousands of people at risk, many losing their loved ones, job losses, business closures, families and friends separated for an uncertain amount of time, it is easy to feel overwhelmed by the seemingly endless negative aspects of the…

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Key Employment Law Changes: April 2020

09 Apr 2020

As a reminder there are several employment law changes that came into force on 6 April 2020 - we summarise these below. The Government's Good Work Plan · Written statement of terms: workers rather than just employees now have the right to a written statement of particulars, which…

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