February 2016 Newsletter

By |February 7th, 2016|Newsletters|

This month we look at a key forthcoming legislation updates on holiday pay and pensions, and helpful hints and tips covering the importance of signing contracts of employment. Click to read more

Dealing with Long Term Sickness

By |February 7th, 2016|Blog|

Dealing with long term sickness absence can be one of the most difficult issues for employers both in terms of covering the workload and also having concern for the employee’s well-being.  At some point an employer has to consider whether there will be a return to work or not.  From a business perspective, an employer [...]

Sick and Tired of Sickness Absence?

By |February 7th, 2016|Blog|

Sickness absence is a cause of worry for any organisation and high levels of absence can be costly and damaging. So what can be done to reduce levels? Outlined briefly below are a few key points and considerations that will help. 1) Ensure you have an absence management policy - such a policy should set [...]

Annual Leave – simple, isn’t it?

By |February 7th, 2016|Blog|

Annual leave is a simple area of employment law for employers and HR staff to manage.  However, there are a few key elements they need to be aware of. In employment law, the statutory annual leave entitlement for a full time employee is 5.6 week’s, or in other words 28 days. Employees will request time [...]