Last week the SSP regulations were quietly amended on a temporary basis, giving employees the ability to self-certify sickness absence for up to 28 days, rather than the 7 days we’ve been used to.
Brexit: the challenges continue to come thick and fast for employers this year but, whilst we might be glad to see the back of 2020, what do we have to look forward to in 2021?
Where employees are accused of gross misconduct, suspending them on full pay pending a disciplinary investigation is often a knee-jerk reaction. However, as the case of Upton-Hansen Architects Ltd v Gyftaki, reminds us, such a step is not always justified.
The Court of Appeal has made a recent and very significant decision on part-time holiday – The Harpur Trust v Brazel. We’ve already taken a number of calls from clients concerned by this decision, and have prepared this Q&A to assist.
The government has opened a consultation on the proposed new statutory right for paid time off for bereaved parents.