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Labour manifesto 2017: what employers need to know

The Labour Party’s official manifesto has been released today and includes some of the most radical changes to employment legislation...

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

Are you up to date with all this month's employment law changes? We round the nine most important legislative...

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Statutory redundancy pay rates increase for 2017-18

The maximum amount that can be used to calculate an employee’s statutory redundancy pay increases to £489 per week from...

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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...

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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

PROMOTED | We are still living and working in very uncertain times. With the impact of Brexit still not fully known... Find out more

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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