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Australian employment law: 10 key features

Generous leave entitlements and a unique legal framework characterise Australian employment law. Qian Mou highlights 10 interesting aspects of workplaces...

Spring means only one thing for HR professionals: preparing for a raft of new employment laws. Photo: Matthew Chattle/REX/Shutterstock.

April 2017: nine key employment law changes

The run-up to April is typically a busy time of year for HR professionals, with new employment legislation due to...

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Statutory redundancy pay to increase from 6 April 2017

The maximum amount of statutory redundancy pay and the limit on the amount employment tribunals can award for unfair dismissal...

Speculation has been rife that Brexit will lead major financial institutions based in London to relocate to mainland Europe. Rob Powell/LNP/REX/Shutterstock.

Brexit: what’s the legal position if employees must relocate?

Suggestions that high-profile businesses such as banks will leave the UK because of Brexit highlight the employment law issues employers...

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How to ensure a fair redundancy selection process

Employers that fail to get the redundancy selection process right are leaving themselves open to costly employment tribunal claims. Employment...

Tax-free Childcare will help more than two million households with the cost of caring for children. Photo: Kavalenkau/Shutterstock

Top 10 HR questions September 2016: Tax-free Childcare

Questions on Tax-free Childcare, the apprenticeship levy and gender pay gap reporting were the most popular FAQs on XpertHR in...

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Further reform to public-sector exit payments confirmed

The Government has confirmed it will proceed with additional limits to exit payments across the public sector, following on from...

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Changes to tax on termination pay in April 2018

The Government has cut back proposed changes to taxing termination payments, issuing new draft legislation that is expected to come...

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Assessing for redundancy or redeployment – top tips

We are still living and working in very uncertain times.  With the impact of Brexit still not fully known, talk...

Lloyds Bank last month announced job cuts and branch closures amid Brexit fallout. Photo: Amer Ghazzal/REX/Shutterstock

Top 10 HR questions July 2016: Brexit

As the result of the referendum on the UK’s membership of the EU sank in during July, employers began looking...

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Employment law in France: five fascinating features

What are the key things international employers need to know about employment law in France? Laura Merrylees looks at five...

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Top 10 HR questions June 2016: Redundancy consultation

Employers know they have to consult with employees before making redundancies, but what should they discuss in an individual redundancy...

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Redundancy consultation: protective awards for City Link staff

An employment tribunal has made protective awards of 90 days’ pay over City Link’s failure to carry out a redundancy...

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