What is constructive dismissal?

You’ve probably heard the term ‘constructive dismissal’ before, but are you clear on what it actually means? Constructive dismissal is the term that applies when a change to an employee’s working conditions or unfair treatment forces them to quit. Sometimes this is confused with unfair dismissal, which is where you fire the employee. With constructive […]

Not completing right to work checks? You could be fined up to £60k

The maximum fine for employing an illegal worker is increasing from £20,000 to £60,000! And if you’re found to knowingly employ an illegal worker, you can also face criminal charges. The Government can audit you at any time. If they suspect you have employed an illegal worker, whether knowingly or not, it is your responsibility […]

How to handle Flexible Working requests (Employment Rights Bill)

What does the new Flexible Working amendment mean for you and your business? How should you handle requests for flexible working? What are your employees’ rights in this area, and what are yours? Here’s everything you need to know. What change has been made to the Employment Rights Bill? The Flexible Working (Amendment) Regulations 2023 […]

Important changes to employment law coming into effect in April 2024 and beyond

There are a number of changes to employment legislation coming in 2024, with some being effective from April.    This blog looks at the timeline of employment law changes that will be coming into force that will have a practical impact on organisations and employees including: The Carer’s Leave Act 2023 From April 2024, employees […]

Employment Law Changes 2021

It is important for businesses to understand upcoming changes to employment legislation to plan and advise employees on new laws and updates. In the coming months of 2021 developments and changes in areas such as IR35, discrimination and additional leave for unpaid carers are some of forthcoming updates. IR35 The changes involving the off-payroll tax […]

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