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Home Working Update - How Boris' Announcement Affects Employers

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On Sunday the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, announced that unless employees can work from home, they are to go back to work with effect from Monday 11th May and primarily this seems to be aimed at the construction and manufacturing sectors of the economy. ...

How are you monitored at work?

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Social media can affect the workplace and productivity if it is overused by employees and many employers are concerned about this, but also there are implications for staff who feel ‘spied’ on by their bosses. We have worked with many clients...

Cancer in the Workplace

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As part of a partnership with Maggies Oldham solicitors from Pearson will be presenting a ‘Cancer in the Workplace’ workshop at the Oldham hospital centre. Identifying employment rights for patients, as well as helping provide practical advice...

Age is a Question of Mind Over Matter in Tribunal Case

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In the light of a recent out of court settlement when an 86 year old sued the NHS for Age Discrimination employers need to be aware of their procedures and policies, especially as we have an ageing work force and people wanting to work into their 70s and...

Don't get hot under the collar: How to survive the heat at work

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Whilst we have only had intermittent hot days this year, this week looks as if it’s going to be a scorcher! As our weather seems to change on a daily basis many will welcome this mini heat wave with open arms. It’s important to remember the...

Restrictive Covenants in the Supreme Court

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Post termination restrictive covenants are sometimes included in employment contracts in order to prevent employees from competing with their employer upon their departure from the business. They can be used to restrain employees from competing...