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Have you thought about bringing in Summer Fridays for your staff?

A policy whereby companies allow their employees to leave at 12pm every Friday during the summer months has gone down a treat at larger firms like Kellogg’s, Asos and PwC.

In fact, according to a 2022 report, most workers at PwC said the new rule positively impacted ...

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With the summer holidays just around the corner, many of us are looking forward to taking some much-needed time off work and recharging our batteries.

But did you know that more than 60% of workers in the UK failed to take all their allocated leave in 2022?

There are two problems with this. Firstly, employees are effectively losing ...

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We’ve touched on this before – but here’s a timely reminder for employers that the Carer’s Leave Bill is on track to come into force in 2024 after being approved in the House of Lords back in May.

The new law will enable employees to take up to one week of unpaid carer’s leave every year (not necessarily all in one go).

We’re expecting ...

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Recently, one man made the headlines when he was spotted wearing a potentially offensive t-shirt to the FA Cup final. He was photographed wearing a Manchester United shirt with writing that appeared to refer to the 97 fans who died as a result of the Hillsborough disaster back in 1989. He was eventually charged with displaying threatening or abusive ...

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Earlier in the year, you may remember we mentioned that the Employment (Allocation of Tips) Act 2023 had been voted in by MPs and was being debated in the House of Lords.

Well, this Bill has now received Royal Assent – the final step required for it to become law – and is expected to come into force in about a year’s time.

The Bill ...

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All allegations of harassment should be thoroughly investigated – but not all claims have grounds on the basis of misconduct, as this recent case proves.

The rules surrounding complaints of harassment are complex, not least because they need to take into account instances of discrimination and workplace bullying in line with the Equality ...

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Did you know that Acas recently launched new guidance on reasonable adjustments for mental health at work? Designed to provide support for both employers and workers, the new guidelines outline: ✅ What reasonable adjustments for mental health are, and what changes employers should be expected to make to accommodate staff whose lives are impacted ...

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