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Financial solutions to accelerate small business growth

Date: 15 October 2021

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What you need to know about the UK criminal justice system

Date: 26 August 2021

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How to maintain HR compliance

Date: 19 August 2021

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How to maintain HR compliance

Small businesses cannot afford the disruption and cost of an employment tribunal. Discover five ways to improve your compliance with HR and employment law.

Date: 19 August 2021 By:

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Legal obligations for staff training and information

Failure to provide staff with certain training and information can have expensive consequences. Here's what you need to know.

Date: 24 May 2021 By:

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How a migrant workforce can benefit UK employers

14% of the UK's population made up of people born outside the UK. Chances are your business will employee a migrant worker at some point. Here are the benefits and legal considerations.

Date: 25 March 2021 By:

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Risks that are endangering your business (and how to manage them)

Running a business is inherently risky. That doesn't mean you shouldn't start up. Instead, make yourself aware of the pitfalls and take steps to manage them.

Date: 10 November 2020 By:

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COVID-19 and immigration – a re-think for the Government?

The coronavirus crisis has put the spotlight on UK immigration policy how many sectors will struggle once the proposed point-based system is introduced. Immigration solicitor Danielle Cohen explores the issues.

Date: 15 May 2020 By:

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Taking charge of a remote workforce

Many business owners are taking charge of a remote workforce for the first time. These tips will help you stay in control of your staff, wherever they are.

Date: 20 April 2020 By:

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Millions of keyworkers to benefit from pay increases

Statutory pay rates increase each April and this year the lowest paid are to benefit from a bumper pay rise.

Date: 1 April 2020 By:

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Tech firms step up to minimise COVID-19 disruptions

COVID-19 is forcing many societal changes on us from homeworking to online schooling. Discover how the tech firms are helping us transition.

Date: 19 March 2020 By:

A female employee clears her desk after being made redundant
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Redundancy pay: what are you entitled to?

If you are made redundant, you may be entitled to redundancy pay. We explain your rights to statutory and contractual pay.

Date: 12 March 2020 By:

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Is it legal to monitor my employees in the workplace?

If you want to want to protect your firm against data breaches, and reduce misuse of company resources, you might consider using monitoring software.

Date: 12 February 2020 By:

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The office Christmas party: employers dos and don’ts

Make sure everyone gets a chance to enjoy the festivities this year. Tips to make sure your workplace Christmas celebration goes with a swing.

Date: 2 December 2019 By:

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Legal news round up November 2019

Round up of key cases and updated legal advice and guidance including a case concerning comments made on social media, new guidance for shorthold tenancy landlords and a case where an employer lied about the reasons for dismissal.

Date: 11 November 2019 By:

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Being a compassionate employer - what parental bereavement leave means for businesses

Nine babies are stillborn every day in the UK. If an employee lost a child, what would you do? Kirsten Cluer explores the Bereavement (Pay and Leave) Act.

Date: 9 October 2019 By:

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How to trial flexible working in your workplace

Certain employees have the right to request flexible working. So, how do you introduce flexible working if you receive a request? Kate Palmer, Associate Director of Advisory at Peninsula explains.

Date: 4 October 2019 By:

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Addressing sexual discrimination in the workplace

Serious questions have been asked after a TV celebrity was pressured into labelling himself as bisexual. Kirsten Cluer discusses the implications.

Date: 16 August 2019 By:

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New laws on NDAs - what business need to know

Instead of protecting trade secrets, NDAs are now frequently used to silence employees - but the tide is turning. Upcoming changes to be aware of.

Date: 2 August 2019 By:

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Adhering to government dress code guidance in the workplace

Rules on dress codes and sex discrimination – what you need to know, almost year after the government guidance was published.

Date: 16 April 2019 By:

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