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Coronavirus & Homeworking and Travel | Key Questions for Employers Answered

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As the restrictions imposed by Government as a result of the rapid spread of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak increase, many Employers are reviewing their business continuity plans to ensure they can continue to operate. This article focuses on Homeworking and Travel and how Employers can manage the implications the Coronavirus may create. If you are

Coronavirus & an Employer’s Duty of Care | Key Questions for Employers Answered

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All Employers have a duty of care to their employees but the Coronavirus outbreak has created a variety of challenges for Employers and a degree of uncertainty about how far that duty of care extends. This article focuses on Employer’s Duty of Care. If you are an employer affected by any of the issues being

High Risk Employees and Discrimination Issues

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This article focuses on High Risk Employees and Discrimination Issues and the information contained within it has been collated from a variety of reliable sources to ensure UK Employers are aware of their legal obligations and to assist them to deal with the various implications imposed by the rapid spread of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak.

Coronavirus & Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) | Key Questions for Employers Answered

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The team at Employment Law Services (ELS) continues to work tirelessly to help support employers to assist them to prevent problems and protect their businesses by providing practical employment law advice.  We have collated information from a variety of reliable sources and provide it here to ensure UK Employers are aware of their legal obligations and

Emergency Legislation on Statutory Sick Pay Announced by Prime Minister

Sick Pay From Day One Says Prime Minister Today during PM’s Questions, the Prime Minister said people who self-isolate are helping to protect others from the virus and should not be “penalised for doing the right thing”.  He went on to say, “I can today announce that the health secretary will bring forward, as part of

Coronavirus | Employment Law & HR Implications for Employers

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When business continuity is put at risk by a crisis and/or people related threats like the seemingly rapid spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the HR issues this creates for Employers can significantly compound matters. The first priority for Employers is to consider the health and safety of employees.   During a pandemic or crisis, a business