Employment Law

Employment law is a complex and ever-changing area of the law that governs the employer-employee relationship. Businesses need to comply with employment law to ensure that they are managing any risks appropriately whilst treating their employees fairly. 

Failure to comply with employment law can lead to costly legal claims and damages, so businesses must stay up-to-date on the latest developments. 

Find out how to stay compliant with the MAD-HR Online HR Toolkit…

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Latest Employment Law articles

Can neurodiversity be considered a superpower in the workplace?

Is it possible that an employee who is living with neurodiverse traits could be even more creative, engaged, focused and capable?

National Wage Increase April 2024: Changes, Implications and Adaptations

From the 1st of April 2024, national minimum wage rates are rising, and the national living wage threshold has been reduced.

Shining the Spotlight on Neurodiversity in the Workplace

Neurodiversity in the Workplace – Enabling leaders to see neurodivergence as a business advantage.

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Can neurodiversity be considered a superpower in the workplace?

Is it possible that an employee who is living with neurodiverse traits could be even more creative, engaged, focused and capable?

National Living Minimum Wage Increase April 2024: Changes, Implications and Adaptations MAD-HR

National Wage Increase April 2024: Changes, Implications and Adaptations

From the 1st of April 2024, national minimum wage rates are rising, and the national living wage threshold has been reduced.

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Shining the Spotlight on Neurodiversity in the Workplace

Neurodiversity in the Workplace – Enabling leaders to see neurodivergence as a business advantage.

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Navigating the Spring Budget: An HR Perspective

Advice and opinions from the MAD-HR Team, focussing on the most recent Budget from the Chancellor of the Exchequer.

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Exploring the Benefits of Flexible Working Arrangements

Flexible working arrangements can see great benefits for both employers and employees. Read on to find out how they might help your business.

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Employment Law Update for 2024

Find out what you need to know regarding the changes in employment law coming up in 2024. MAD-HR explains the details.

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Recruiting foreign nationals in line with current employment law

With the changes in migration to the UK since Brexit, we look at the implications for employers wishing to take on overseas nationals.

Positive discrimination

Positive Discrimination: how to stay within the law

What steps can an employer lawfully take to improve the diversity of their workforce? We explore positive action vs. positive discrimination.

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The Employment Relations (Flexible Working) Act 2023 – are you ready?

Soon the law on flexible working will change. Do you know how those changes will affect your business and what your new responsibilities are?

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Working Time Regulations, TUPE & Non-compete Clauses – Proposed legislative changes

Find out how proposed employment law amendments to several areas of UK Employment law will impact your business.

workplace bullying

Is the Raab ‘Bullying’ Report a Key Opportunity to Learn?

How familiar are you with the legal definition of workplace bullying? What can we learn from the case of Dominic Raab?

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Confirmation of Statutory Increases for 2023!

Every April there are statutory increases that could affect your business. Here are some of the key ones you will need to be aware of.

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Key Changes in Employment Law 2023

Here’s a summary of what we can expect to become employment law in 2023 brought you from the team at MAD-HR.

How to manage a phased return to work

Phased Return To Work – The essential employer’s guide

Is an employee undergoing a phased return to work after a period of absence? Here is how to manage the gradual return.

Teachers strike

Teachers strike – how employers can plan for staff shortages

Teachers' Strike action can cause considerable challenges for employers. So what options are available for managing staff shortages?

Calculate pro rata holiday

What is pro rata holiday and how do you calculate it?

Read our simple guide to understanding when pro-rata holiday rules will apply to your business and your employees.

Holiday calculator for zero hours and casual workers

Holiday calculator for zero hours and casual workers

Find out how to calculate holiday for zero hours and casual workers using this simple holiday calculator for your business.

Right to work checks

Right To Work Checks: A guide for employers

How can employers complete right to work checks? We cover the ins and outs, including what type of checks to carry out.

Summer internships and experience

Summer internships and experience – is it ever possible to employ temporary young staff legally and ethically?

The summer period sees many more students and young adults wanting to work, but how do you appoint seasonal roles without ‘taking advantage’?

Employment Contracts

Employment contracts – how well do you know the different types?

The right type of employment contract ensures you reflect the engagement between the relevant parties and that the correct protections are in place.

If you have concerns about employment law issues, especially around employment law compliance, then you have come to the right place. The MAD-HR Employment Law Hub explains the fundamentals of employment law in a way that is easy to understand. We regularly publish essential updates when there are changes in law that may affect you as an employer.

Popular Employment Law articles

These are the articles relating to Employment Law that are popular on the MAD-HR website.

 

The impact of Employment Law on businesses

Employment law is a complex area that can have a significant impact on businesses. From hiring and firing employees to managing workplace safety, employment law covers a wide range of issues. failure to comply with employment law can result in hefty fines and other penalties, so it’s important for businesses to be aware of their obligations. employment law is constantly evolving, so it’s also important to keep up to date with the latest developments. By understanding the impact of employment law on businesses, employers can help to minimize the risk of legal problems and ensure that their workplace is fair and compliant.

Although compliance with employment law can be daunting, it is important to remember that help is available. The team at MAD-HR are experts in all areas of employment law and are here to support you every step of the way. Contact us today for a free consultation and let us help you take the stress out of HR.

Contact MAD-HR via our contact page to find out how to stay on the right side of employment law.