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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

Driving Licence

DVLA’s Share Driving Licence Goes Live

DVLA’s Share Driving Licence Goes Live and we look at what this means for your business and checking procedures of employees

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When do you need a doctor’s note?

Does an employee need to produce a note for one day’s absence? What are reasonable expectations? What's the law? When to legally request Doctor's Notes.

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Is your employee’s vehicle shameful?

We offer HR guidance in the situation where your employee's vehicle is shameful. A tricky one...but fear not, help is here

Driving Licence

The abolition of the paper driving licence counterpart

The paper counterpart of the driving licence is no longer valid and will not be issued by DVLA. What does this mean for employers?

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Do you have to manage diabetes as a disability?

Get to grips with disability related employment law, protect you and your business. Learn if you should manage diabetes as a disability.

2015 General Election

The 2015 General Election – The Possible Changes For Employment Law

2015 General election. The MAD-HR team take a look at the Conservatives, Labour, Liberal Democrats & UKIP manafestos, regarding changes to employment law.

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New Compensation Limits – Effective April 2015

New Compensation limits to statutory redundancy pay and the amount that employment tribunals can award for unfair dismissal, effective from 6 April 2015.

performance communication

How to have an effective performance conversation

An employee's performance can make or break your business. read our tips on how to How to have an effective performance conversation

employee grievance

Is an employee’s email complaint a grievance?

Electronic communication is used widely and freely to express ourselves so should an employee's dissatisfied email be treated as a staff grievance?

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Useful info on the Government’s Fit For Work service

In 2014, the Government’s Fit For Work service was launched. We share useful info on what this involves and what the benefits are.

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What the EAT thinks about Twitter

With the use of social media so engrained in our lives, we take a look at What the EAT thinks about Twitter. Legal advice.

Parent and Child

What employers need to know about Shared Parental leave changes from April 2015

We share important updated for employers on shared Parental leave changes from April 2015. Read the tips and information here.


What you need to know about deductions on payslips

Employees are entitled to an itemised statement of pay when deductions on payslips are made, here we advise what you should provide them with.

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What Holiday Pay and Overtime Rulings Means For Employers

employment tribunal sets Holiday Pay and Overtime Rulings regarding regular overtime and compulsory overtime. how does it affect you


Chancellor’s Autumn Statement – What Does It Mean For Employers?

We share the outcomes of the Chancellor's Autumn Statement and check out what difference it makes and what it means for employers in 2014

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.