Employment News

Mar
19
NEW podcast series - COVID-19 How can we support our business and staff during this time?
In the first of our series of podcasts, Emma O’Connor from the Employment Group at Boyes Turner LLP, looks at how can employers support its business and staff during these “unprecedented” of times?
Mar
18
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Message for our clients
As the coronavirus continues to create significant challenges for families and businesses, we want to reassure our clients of the steps that Boyes Turner have taken in order to continue to provide a high level of client service.
Mar
17
Dealing with vexatious Tribunal claims
Following the abolishment of Employment Tribunal (“ET”) fees, coupled with the fact that costs orders in the ET are the exception and not the rule, there is little to deter a claimant from issuing proceedings against their employer.
Mar
10
Employee relocated and harassed by her manager awarded £74,000 in Tribunal claim
Peter Olszewski discusses a recent Employment Tribunal decision which has highlighted the importance of properly investigating and dealing with complaints of sexual harassment in the workplace...
Mar
10
Coronavirus – Advice for Employers
Below are some of the issues and questions which you might be impacting your business in light of the current Coronavirus outbreak. This summary is based on current Public Health England and government advice as at 5 March 2020.
Mar
03
Discrimination Awards
Part of a lawyer’s role is to advise clients on the risks associated with particular courses of action or on the value of a potential claim. Barry Stanton talks us through discrimination awards...
Feb
27
Combating sexual harassment at work – A call to action
Sexual Harassment has been in the news with the publication of new Equality and Human Rights Commission guidance on managing workplace harassment as well as the news hitting the headlines from across the Atlantic this week.
Feb
19
Managing Stress and Building Resilience in the Workplace – Learning to “Ride the Waves”
Emma O’Connor Head of Training, looks at our recent Managing Stress and Building Resilience in the Workplace course and asks, what did we learn?
Feb
12
April 2020 – Contract of employment changes
In the second article in our series focusing on April 2020 key employment law changes, we are focusing on changes to written statements of employment and work required as part of the Good Work Plan.
Feb
05
Statutory Parental Bereavement Leave and Pay to arrive soon
Business Secretary Andrea Leadsom has announced new regulations on Parental Bereavement Leave and Pay, which will give eligible employees two weeks’ paid statutory leave if they lose a child. The law will come into effect from 6 April 2020 subject to final parliamentary approval. Although an upsetting subject, this new law will give certainty and protections for parents.

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