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Brexit: Implications & Considerations for UK Employers

Brexit: Implications & Considerations for UK Employers

The Brexit transition period ends on 31 December 2020 and with a UK-EU trade deal having been agreed just days ago, we look at the implications and considerations of Brexit for UK employers. The United Kingdom officially left the EU on 31 January 2020 and the transition period, during which time the UK was treated for most

Employment Law Review – What Changed in 2020 & What to Expect in 2021

As this remarkable year draws to an end, we look back at the various changes to UK employment law during 2020 and look forward to the changes to UK employment law we can expect in 2021. Reflecting on the Events of 2020 On 23 March 2020, Prime Minister Boris Johnston announced unprecedented restrictions and a

Increased Government Contributions Under Job Support Scheme Announced

Furlough Scheme Extended to October 2020

On Thursday 22 October 2020 the Chancellor announced a package of further economic measures to support businesses affected by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The package announced by the Chancellor in a statement to the House of Commons includes significant changes to the short-time working Job Support Scheme (JSS), expanded grants for businesses in high-alert areas,

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

Performance management guidance for employers

Performance management is the process that employers use to maintain and improve the performance of their workforce so that organisational objectives are met. Most performance management procedures will involve: Employees being set performance targets Performance meetings between managers and employees to discuss performance Evaluating employees against their performance measures Records of performance being taken Why

How Employment Law Services (ELS) Help SMEs to Prevent Problems & Protect Their Business

A short video about the services Employment Law Services (ELS) LTD provide to SMEs throughout the UK. Thanks for sparing 2 mins to watch it! If you’d like more information about how we can help you and your business, Contact Us via our website and one of our team will be in touch or alternatively

An employer’s guide to Christmas employment issues

With Christmas only 4 weeks away, the employment issues surrounding this holiday often create a HR headache for employers. This blog is intended to arm employers with the correct knowledge and guidance to help make the festive season as stress free as possible. 1. Overtime If an employee has normal working hours, overtime usually means