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FAQS on self-isolation, test and trace, and statutory sick pay.

FAQS on self-isolation, test and trace, and statutory sick pay.

What are the rules on self-isolation? The general rules are set out here. You must self-isolate immediately if: you have any symptoms of coronavirus (a high temperature, a new continuous cough or a loss or change to your sense of smell or taste) you’ve tested positive...

COVID-19 FAQ’s

COVID-19 FAQ’s

If an employee is advised to self-isolate to avoid the risk of spreading coronavirus, are they entitled to sick pay? Current government guidance is that anyone who has a high temperature, a new continuous cough and/or a loss of, or change in, their normal sense of...

Can an employee take annual leave while on furlough?

Can an employee take annual leave while on furlough?

Government guidance on Holiday entitlement and pay during coronavirus (COVID-19) confirms that furloughed employees can take annual leave, without the furlough period being disrupted. Employers must pay furloughed employees their normal rate of pay for a period of...

COVID-19  – How to get back up and running.

COVID-19 – How to get back up and running.

For your FREE COVID-19 Risk Assessment Contact Us. The article below has been written as a guide to help you explore some of the things that employers are required to consider about making their premises ready and helping employees back to work Preparing your...

COVID-19 FAQ for Employers

COVID-19 FAQ for Employers

Can an employer rotate which employees are furloughed during the coronavirus crisis?  Guidance published by HM Revenue and Customs on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme states that the minimum period an employee can be furloughed for is three weeks. Therefore, it...

Employee has contact with coronavirus sufferer what do I do?

Employee has contact with coronavirus sufferer what do I do?

Employee has contact with coronavirus sufferer   Protecting the workforce If an employee does not have the symptoms associated with coronavirus, but has been in recent contact with an infected person, the employer should check guidance from the relevant public...

Employment Contracts are a requirement from April 2020

Employment Contracts are a requirement from April 2020

FROM APRIL 2020 ALL EMPLOYEES HAVE THE RIGHT TO RECEIVE THEIR TERMS & CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT PRIOR TO COMMENCING WORK In April 2020 a new law will be introduced; the extension of the right to provide a written statement of terms and conditions to all...

Brexit and what you need to do next

Brexit and what you need to do next

This weeks Blog will take you through the Settlement Scheme for EEA nationals currently working and wishing to remain in the UK   To be able to make informed workforce planning decisions, it is important that organisations understand how Brexit will affect EEA...

FAQ’s

FAQ’s

Does it matter if an employee's written statement of terms and conditions of employment is out of date? Section 38 of the Employment Act 2002 allows any employee who is successful in one of the statutory claims listed in sch.5 to the Act (which include unfair...