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Managing Performance during Covid19

All employers are having to react to the challenges arising from the Coronavirus outbreak. The welfare and protection of staff is paramount, coupled with the economic implications and consequent organisational changes. In particular, the advice around social distancing has resulted in many employers having to introduce measures for staff to work at home and stop…

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) & Absence Management

Updated: 23rd March 2020 What if an employee triggers your Absence Management Policy as a result of being infected or self-isolating in accordance with government guidance? Fairness: Employers are under a duty to act reasonably in all the circumstances. Therefore, we foresee that an Employment Tribunal would take a dim view if an employee on…

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CORONAVIRUS ADVICE HUB

Our team of employment lawyers are continuously collating helpful advice and guidance for HR professionals and employers in light of this fast moving Covid 19 pandemic. The current guidance documents available, free to download for all, are: Lay-offs and short time working Working from home Time off for dependents Absence management Statutory sick pay, including…

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Statutory Sick Pay

Updated: 6th April 2020 The Statutory Sick Pay (General) (Coronavirus Amendment) Regulations 2020 came into force on Friday 13th March 2020. When do the Regulations apply? They provide that anyone isolating themselves from other people in such a manner as to prevent infection or contamination with coronavirus, in accordance with guidance published by Public Health…

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Employment Law Update – February 2020

In this months employment law update we have a whole host of cases which focus on workplace investigations. For advice on Coronavirus (COVOID-19) please click here. We’ve looked at the case of Uddin v London Borough of Ealing, where an unfair dismissal case made it all the way to the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) and…

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Mock Employment Tribunals: New Dates Now Available!

Have you ever been to an employment tribunal? Does the thought of defending a case before a Judge fill you with dread? Back by popular demand, Vista’s mock employment tribunal allows delegates to experience all the thrills and spills of the tribunal, but in a learning environment. Here’s a taste of the fun you can…

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Holiday Entitlement: Frequently Asked Questions

We’ve gathered a few questions relating to holiday entitlement that we have had recently, and answered them for you below. If you would prefer to watch the video, head over here. Can an employee claim back holidays when they are sick during annual leave? The short answer is yes. Although, they would need to comply…

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Employment Law Update – January 2020

Happy new year and welcome to the first employment law update of 2020. By now, most people will have returned to work. Many will have come back with the hope of having, and sticking to, a new year’s resolution. And if that resolution has been to go green and become vegan, some managers may well…

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IR35: Employer Action Plan & Checklist

You’ll know by now that April 2020 will see changes to IR35 law. To consider whether IR35 applies, there are four main tests: Mutuality of Obligation Here, they determine whether the organisation is obliged to provide work and is the individual obliged to accept the work offered? Under this test, they will look firstly at…

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