Welcome to the Employee Relations Services’ Blog.

Here you will be able to keep up to date with any legislation changes or case law which will affect HR.  There will also be blogs on relevant topics and trends.

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Back to work after Covid

Following the COVID pandemic, many workplaces have been forced to change the way that their office functions. As a result, the future working landscape appears to be a more hybrid, flexible model of working both in the office and from … Read More

Changes to Right to Work checks

The Home Office has announced that from 6 April 2022, the right to work of those who hold a biometric residence card (BRC), biometric residence permit (BRP) or frontier worker permit (FWP) can only be done online. What will employers … Read More

Employment changes in 2022

There is not a lot of new legislation coming in in 2022 but there are a few changes. National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage There are wage increases employers will need to factor in. From 1 April 2022, the National Living … Read More

Timeline for employment updates

Below we set out some significant dates and changes to employment law this year. Please do not hesitate to get in contact if you would like to discuss any of these. 1st April 2021 National minimum wage National Living Wage … Read More

COVID-19 Job retention scheme

The Job Retention Scheme enables employers who have no work for employees to receive financial support from the government to pay these employees while they are on leave or furloughed and not able to work. The key features of the … Read More

Fixed Term Employees

If you have a need for some extra help or cover for a project or an employee’s leave, but this has an end date, one option you can look at is employing someone on a fixed term contract.  Fixed Term … Read More

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