All posts by: Kay Hamblin

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Flexible Furlough Scheme

Latest changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Summary Under the flexible furlough scheme (FFS), from the 1st July furloughed employees can work for part of the week and be furloughed for the remainder. There will be no minimum period for furlough from 1st July, though claims through HMRCs portal must cover a minimum period of a […]

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Employment Law Myths: Part Two

A few more commonly-held beliefs that can get employers into trouble. If you missed part one and would like to take a look, you can find it here #6 If one of my employees threatens another, I should issue them with a final written warning. You can’t issue a formal disciplinary sanction (whether that’s a […]

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Beware the Work Christmas Party!

The work Christmas party can be a great opportunity to celebrate what everyone’s achieved through the year and offer a little reward. You can anticipate the BUT, can’t you..? Bad Behaviour At a work event, even outside normal hours and away from the workplace, as an employer you may still find yourself liable for unacceptable […]

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Employment Law Myths: Part one

Many people running a business struggle to keep on top of employment law – after all, it’s complex and ever-changing. It’s maybe not surprising that there are some very common misconceptions – all of the ‘myths’ here are ones we regularly hear, so I’d like to take a few minutes to debunk them! #1 If […]