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Top 10 HR questions September 2017: Travel time and zero hours status

Should you include time spent travelling when calculating employees’ working time? The number one FAQ for September deals with this...

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Court victory expands collective consultation rights, claims Unison

A Court of Appeal decision “makes it much harder for employers to ignore staff when making major changes in the...

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Employer insolvency: What lessons can be learned from Jaeger’s woes?

Jaeger’s problems are the latest warning for employers to know their duties to staff in cases of employer insolvency. Chris...

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Redundancy pools: myth vs fact

Determining the correct composition of the redundancy pool is a step in the right direction to carrying out a fair...

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Top 10 HR questions May 2017: Some other substantial reason

Perhaps the general election means that the collective HR consciousness has its mind elsewhere, or maybe it’s the effect of...

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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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