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PROBATION - 24.09.2020

Sickness absence during probation

You recently hired a new employee who is currently on probation. They’ve now gone off sick and are likely to be absent for several weeks. Can you extend their probation period automatically?
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HOMEWORKING - 24.09.2020

Homeworkers: IT equipment and mobile devices

Many employees who transitioned to homeworking during the lockdown did so using their own IT equipment and mobile devices. If a homeworking arrangement becomes regular, why should you issue these items to the employee?
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MINIMUM WAGE - 23.09.2020

What are wage reductions for minimum wage purposes?

The Employment Appeal Tribunal has upheld an employment tribunal’s decision that wage deductions for workers’ rent weren’t reductions for national minimum wage (NMW) purposes but wage deductions for training costs were. Why was this?
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HEALTH & SAFETY - 22.09.2020

The dangers of a second job

Times are tough and there’s a chance that some staff might want to take on second jobs elsewhere. Is this something you need to worry about and if so, how do you manage the potential risks?
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PAY - 17.09.2020

Cut pay for permanent homeworking?

Following the lockdown, you may receive requests for permanent homeworking. Could you agree to them in return for a pay cut?
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PENSIONS - 17.09.2020

Who’s eligible for minimum pension contributions?

Apparently, at least one in 20 workers aren’t receiving the correct minimum legal pension contributions - many are either incorrectly enrolled or not enrolled at all. Who is eligible for such contributions?
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Employment & HR - Employment contracts

Most read Tips & Advice

PAY - 17.09.2020

Cut pay for permanent homeworking?

Following the lockdown, you may receive requests for permanent homeworking. Could you agree to them in return for a pay cut?
Read more

PROBATION - 24.09.2020

Sickness absence during probation

You recently hired a new employee who is currently on probation. They’ve now gone off sick and are likely to be absent for several weeks. Can you extend their probation period automatically?
Read more

HOMEWORKING - 24.09.2020

Homeworkers: IT equipment and mobile devices

Many employees who transitioned to homeworking during the lockdown did so using their own IT equipment and mobile devices. If a homeworking arrangement becomes regular, why should you issue these items to the employee?
Read more

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