Employment law

From pay, hours and time off to discipline, grievance and hiring and firing employees, find out about your legal responsibilities as an employer.

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FAQS

Equal pay FAQs

Want to know your obligations when it comes to equal pay for your employees, including disputes and tricky issues? Read our useful FAQs.

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Remote working FAQs

Frequently asked questions on your responsibilities towards staff who work remotely, and the rights they have to act on behalf of your business.

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Home working FAQs

Answers to FAQs about home workers, including your rights to require people to work from home or to refuse a home working request.

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Dismissing employees

Fair-minded employers have little to fear from employment-protection legislation. Most problems can be avoided by following simple rules.

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Employees who work from home

Extended flexible working rights and tech advancements make working from home an increasingly cost-effective and attractive option.

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Working time FAQs

Answers to frequently asked questions about working time rules, including exceptions and what counts as time spent working.

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Gross misconduct FAQs

Sacking an employee for gross misconduct can be tricky, and getting it wrong could lead to legal proceedings. Our FAQs explain your responsibilities.