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Returning To Work – What Does This Look Like?

The Prime Minister made an announcement on Sunday 10th May that employees who cannot work from home can and should now return to work providing it is safe to do so. Be mindful that this does not include all businesses, some sectors are legally required to remain closed. You can find details here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/staying-alert-and-safe-social-distancing/staying-alert-and-safe-social-distancing Before…

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Furlough Q&A for employers

Here at Honest Employment Law Practice Ltd our team of experts have put together some useful Furlough Q&As – providing some further information for employers about Furlough as a new classification of employee/worker status as part of the Government Job Retention Scheme in relation to the current COVID-19 situation. Please take a look at our Furlough…

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HR, Coronavirus and Mental Health

Last week it was announced that leading mental health charities had been given £5 million to expand support services for people suffering with mental health during the coronavirus outbreak. We have put together some useful information for employers on how to promote good Mental Health during the Coronavirus pandemic. Please click on our HR and…

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We may be ‘home working’ but we are not ‘lone working’!

Many of us have all had a drastic change to our working environment due to the coronavirus outbreak and the strict measures that have been put in place in order to protect the health and safety of each and every one of us. Whilst home working may be possible for some, it’s important that we…

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We Are Now Recruiting

Due to the continued growth of our company, we would like to present an exciting opportunity to join Honest Employment Law Practice (HELP) as a Health and Safety Consultant. Within this role you will join our expanding, dynamic, fast-paced and friendly health and safety consultancy team. HELP is a hands-on HR and Health & Safety…

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Health & Safety: Managing Fee for Intervention (FFI)

On 1st October 2012, HSE introduced a new cost recovery regime known as Fee for Intervention as part of The Health and Safety (Fees) Regulation 2012. This regulation places a duty on HSE to recover its cost for carrying out regulatory functions, from those found to be in material breach of health and safety law….

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Congratulations Cally!

Our HR Consultant Cally has recently graduated with a 2.1 from Wolverhampton University following the completion of her Bachelor of Arts in Human Resource Management – Congratulations Cally and well done for all of your hard work and dedication!

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Prepare for the Heatwave!

With temperatures expected to soar this week, what can you do to help your employees? Our recommendations include: Where possible avoid employees working outside in the mid-day sun, or provide shaded areas as much as possible Ensure appropriate clothing is worn, you may need to temporarily relax your dress code to accommodate this, for those…

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Change of date for Early May Bank Holiday 2020

Early May Bank Holiday 2020 will be slightly later than originally scheduled. Monday 4th May was due to be a Bank Holiday for early May, however, to mark the 75th anniversary of VE day, this Bank Holiday will be moved to Friday 8th May 2020 enabling a three day weekend of commemorative events! This may…

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Planning ahead for the summer months…

It’s that time of year when employee’s take a high proportion of their annual leave entitlement. Some try to escape to the sun before the main school holidays, others have no choice but to take time off during the six weeks school holiday period. If your workforce is made up heavily of working parents this…

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