These factsheets contain concise summaries of information on employment law related topics. The information is relevant to both employers and employees alike.
Employers need to ensure they have the appropriate policies and procedures in place to deal with age discrimination and should raise awareness of it so that acts of discrimination on the grounds of age can be prevented.
Agency workers regulations
Under the Agency Workers Regulations workers supplied to a company (or to any other entity) by an agency become entitled to receive pay and basic working conditions equivalent to any directly employed employees after a 12 week qualifying period.
Workers are entitled to paid annual leave. We consider their entitlement and some complications.
Legal working in the UK
It is a criminal offence to employ anyone who does not have an entitlement to work in the UK.
We consider the main principles of effective absence management.
National Minimum Wage
We highlight the main principles of the minimum wage regulations including the hourly pay rates together with the penalties for failure to comply.
Recruitment procedures – employment law
What the main principles involved in the recruitment of employees? Our guidance should help you avoid mistakes, as well as ensure that your recruitment process improves and you take on better employees as well.
Recruitment procedures – seven steps for good procedures
Seven sensible steps to follow whilst recruiting, which should help you avoid mistakes.
We consider the main principles involved concerning the redundancy of employees including the legal procedures to be followed and statutory redundancy pay.
Statutory sick, maternity and paternity pay
An outline of an employer’s obligations to pay statutory payments such as Statutory Sick Pay (SSP), Statutory Maternity Pay (SMP), Ordinary Statutory Paternity Pay (OSPP) and Additional Statutory Paternity Pay (ASPP).
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