Leave for Unpaid Carers A new family-friendly right that is expected to make its way into the Employment Bill is leave for unpaid carers. The government has started a consultation on the proposal to give employees, who are also unpaid
Your Employees School Is Closed As It’s Used As A Polling Station, Are They Entitled To Time Off? Many schools are used as polling stations and will therefore be closed on 12 December 2019 leaving employees without their usual childcare
How To Deal With An AWOL Employee. An employee is Absent Without Leave (AWOL) when they: fail to attend work without prior authorisation; don’t attempt to contact you to explain their absence; and don’t respond to any of your attempts to contact them.
Adverse weather such as flooding or snow can cause various headaches for employers including: absence or lateness due to travel disruptions; the closure of nurseries or schools leading to childcare problems for employees and health and safety concerns.
Read my Top Tips to managing working time and time off work under adverse weather conditions and download my model adverse weather policy.
All employees are entitled to take a reasonable amount of time off work for a variety of sudden or unexpected events that affect someone who is dependent on the individual and therefore makes the immediate presence of the individual indispensable.
Read my Top Tips to who dependents are and what circumstances are covered. I also provide a model policy for you to download.
The Parental Bereavement Pay and Leave Bill 2017 has now been made publicly available and is scheduled to receive its Second Reading on 20 October 2017. The Bill seeks to introduce two weeks’ paid leave (paid equivalent to the statutory entitlement to maternity or paternity pay) for any employee who suffers the loss of a child.
The FIFA World Cup 2018 kicks off on Thursday 14 June and ends on Sunday 15 July 2018. Read my Top Tips to what you can do to ensure your business continues to operate effectively whilst allowing those who are interested the opportunity to watch the matches.
Six British fans were jailed for between one and three months on Monday, 13 June for their part in the Marseille violence, while on Tuesday, 14 June 24-year-old Birmingham City supporter Daniel Warlow was given a five-year football banning order for his part in the disorder on Friday, June 10.
Read my Top Tips to what options you have if an employee is detained in police custody due to alleged football hooliganism and is unable to attend work?
The UEFA Euro 2016 competition 4 kicks off on Friday 10 June with the Final scheduled for Sunday 10 July 2016 at 8pm (BST).
Read my Top Tips to what you can do to ensure your business continues to operate effectively whilst allowing those who are interested the opportunity to watch the matches?