£ 2022

Annual Employment Related Rate Changes Annual Update to Statutory Pay Scales and Tribunal Awards National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage From 1st April 2022, both the National Living Wage (those aged 23 and over) and the National Minimum Wage

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News January 2022

Fear of Covid is not a Protected Belief With week after week of Coronavirus news, statistics, infection rates and deaths it’s not surprising that we’re a little wary of the prospect of catching or re-catching the virus.  This exposure to

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Always On vs The Right to Disconnect

There can’t be many employees who welcome the 10pm email, text or WhatsApp message from the boss requesting a presence at an 8am Zoom call the next morning. Or request that report you’re working on to be ready two days

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A Rose by Any Other Name

A Rose by Any Other Name – Lessons to be Learnt from Yorkshire Cricket’s Handling of Race Discrimination Claims – Last month the rumbling disquiet over Yorkshire Cricket Club’s management of player and staff accusations of discrimination and abuse came

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Covid Update

The Omicron Variant Each day brings fresh news of Omicron the latest twist in the seemingly never-ending story of pandemic threats and responses.  At the time of writing this article we have 15 confirmed cases in the UK, but that

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STEM Returner Index 2021

The STEM Returners Index – Launch of Annual Survey A new initiative that will track the challenges faced by women returning to work after a career has been launched by STEM Returners. The STEM Returners programme helps employers recruit, develop

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Calling it Out

A Tennis Lesson for Employers The focal point of this story is Ms Osaka’s statement that she would be refusing to participate in post-game media interviews.  Her reason for this move being her significant levels of anxiety when dealing with

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All Reboard the Furlough

All Reboard the Furlough As we enter a new phase of tackling the Covid19 pandemic the restrictions on movement and social distancing are starting to relax. Alongside this return to a more mobile life, businesses are looking at the options

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Remote Working vs Office

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