28 05, 2024

Webinar on Grievances, Fit notes and Mental Health: Practical analysis and evaluation

2024-05-28T12:39:37+00:00May 28th, 2024|Charities, Employment Law News, For Employees, For Employers, Human Resources, Mediation, Sickness Absence, Unfair Dismissal|

Date                27 June 2024                                    Time               12:30 to 13:30                          Location         Zoom RSVP              Please email katelawson@elementlaw.co.uk   Outline of the webinar It is not uncommon during a grievance procedure that one or more employees is signed off sick for a long [...]

8 04, 2024

New Law Alert : April 2024!

2024-04-08T16:02:09+00:00April 8th, 2024|Disability Discrimination, Employment Law News, For Employees, For Employers, Human Resources|

April 2024 brings with it many changes to HR and employment legislation. For those who were able to join me at our Employment Law Update webinar on 13 March 2024, this is a reminder of the key changes, now in force. Flexible Working Employees can now request flexible working from [...]

17 11, 2023

Significant Changes to Holiday Rules from 2024

2023-11-17T11:47:50+00:00November 17th, 2023|Employment Law News, For Employees, For Employers, Human Resources|

On 8 November 2023 the government finally responded to its consultation on reforms to the Working Time Regulations 1998, and at the same time published draft regulations which have been laid before Parliament. The proposed date for introduction of these changes is remarkably soon as 1 January 2024. These changes [...]

27 09, 2023

New Legislation – zero hours, agency, fixed term workers

2023-09-27T09:01:24+00:00September 27th, 2023|Employment Law News, For Employees, For Employers, Human Resources|

The Workers (Predictable Terms and Conditions) Act 2023 was passed on 18 September 2023, and introduces a new statutory right for workers to request a more predictable working pattern.  This act is not yet in force, and is expected to come into force in September 2024, giving employers a year [...]

5 09, 2023

ICO and ACAS Updates on Sickness Absence

2023-09-05T10:49:53+00:00September 5th, 2023|Charities, Disability Discrimination, Employment Law News, For Employees, For Employers, Human Resources, Privacy, Unfair Dismissal|

There have been two developments relating to sickness absence matters over the summer: ACAS has updated its Guidance on Sickness Absence which you can view here:  ACAS Sickness Absence Guidance The ACAS Sickness Absence Toolkit also contains some useful flowcharts and tips under the ‘assets’ section here: ACAS Sickness Absence [...]

13 04, 2021

Element Law Legal Update April 2021

2021-04-13T18:07:12+00:00April 13th, 2021|For Employees, For Employers, Human Resources, Privacy|

In the news this month: COVID-19: Workplace Testing. With progress being made on the roadmap out of lockdown, and more categories of workplace re-opening or increasing staff numbers on-site, the government is putting a strong emphasis on the importance of employers setting up [...]

4 03, 2021

Podcast on Mental Health and WFH

2021-10-07T18:21:11+00:00March 4th, 2021|Employment Law News, For Employees, For Employers, Podcasts|

Mental Health and WFH In this podcast from Element Law, Kate Lawson talks with Jenny King, HR Consultant from Iroko Consulting, about key considerations in relation to the mental health of homeworkers. With many organisations, from SME’s to multi-nationals, looking to continue a high degree of remote working into [...]

24 11, 2020

Podcast on Redundancies & Settlements

2021-10-07T18:20:45+00:00November 24th, 2020|Employment Law News, For Employees, For Employers, Human Resources, Podcasts, Unfair Dismissal|

Redundancy Programmes & Settlement Agreements In this podcast Kate explains the essential aspects of a redundancy programme, and what is involved in completing a settlement agreement. A must-listen for anyone facing redundancy.

24 11, 2020

Podcast – FAQs on Employment Tribunals

2021-03-04T17:19:48+00:00November 24th, 2020|For Employees, Human Resources, Podcasts, Unfair Dismissal|

The Tribunal Process In this podcast Kate explores the key elements of the employment tribunal process, addressing some of the most frequently asked questions from employees considering taking their employers to tribunal and employers defending claims in a tribunal hearing and witnesses.

15 05, 2019

Moving forward on “Good Work” initiatives, Rest Breaks and Personal Injury

2019-05-17T09:12:23+00:00May 15th, 2019|Employment Law News, For Employees, For Employers, Human Resources, Unfair Dismissal|

In the news this month: New Legislation on “Good Work”, Increase in Injury to Feelings Awards, Injury at Work Social Event, Financial Services Approved Persons, Suspension during Disciplinary, Rest Breaks and Personal Injury, Worker Status, and Consultation on Public Sector Cap on Compensation [...]

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