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The Government has temporarily changed reporting guidance for sick leave and has introduced The Statutory Sick Pay (Medical Evidence) Regulations 2021 which came into force on Friday 17 December 2021. These extend the period that you, as an employee, can self-certify that you are sick....

The Government has temporarily changed reporting guidance for sick leave and has introduced The Statutory Sick Pay (Medical Evidence) Regulations 2021 which came into force on Friday 17 December 2021. These extend the period that employees can self-certify they are sick. The usual seven-day period...

The government’s recent announcement about relaxing immigration rules for care workers has left several questions unanswered. The hope is that a 12 month visa will attract thousands of additional care workers into the UK from abroad, the government announced on 24 December. The move comes after new...

As Covid-19 cases continue to spiral due to the Omicron variant, many employers may worry if staff feel if they have the right to not attend work because of concerns, perhaps of infecting their family. The answer for employers can be found with a recent Employment...

If a new bill currently progressing through parliament, although currently at the early stages, becomes law it will considerably enhance the level of employment protection for pregnant women and new mothers. It is relevant to many female employees and, with women representing a considerable proportion of...

Many employers, including those of domestic staff, have long held the view that some employment tribunal judgements have taken perceived correctness a step too far. It is refreshing therefore to see that this trend does have a limit! At a recent hearing, a teenage female hairdresser took...