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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

What is Bereavement Leave

What is Bereavement Leave?

Bereavement Leave is time that an employee can take off following the death of a loved one. Find out more about entitlements here.

What Is Compassionate Leave?

What is Compassionate Leave?

Compassionate or Bereavement Leave is time that an employee can take off work after the death of a loved one.

What is Garden Leave?

What Is Garden Leave? A Guide for Employers

We explore exactly what Garden Leave actually is, its benefits and some areas to consider when enforcing it.

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Brexit – What is the impact on employers?

Brexit has changed the law regarding recruitment and employment. Here's how the new rules will affect employment in your business.


Furlough Scheme extended to 30 April 2021

Find out how the latest changes to the furlough scheme might affect your employees, and your business beyond March 2021.


How to claim under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme?

CJRS Grant How to apply. A step by step guide on how to complete your submission for employers by MAD-HR in Norfolk, Essex and Suffolk

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CJRS – Updated guidance and new Treasury Direction

Read the latest CJRS furlough guidance and a corresponding Treasury Direction which were published on 13 November 2020.

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Extended Furlough Scheme Details Released

Extended Coronavirus Job Retention (Furlough) Scheme details released by Goverment on 10th November 2020 and summaried here by MAD-HR

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Furlough scheme extended until end of March 2021

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has confirmed that he will extend the furlough scheme until the end of March 2021. Read the details here.


Chancellor Cuts Job Support Scheme Employer Contributions

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has today announced a further amendment to the Job Support Scheme, which is due to begin on 1 November 2020.

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Job Support Scheme Extended

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced an extension to the Jobs Support Scheme, which is due to begin on 1 November 2020. Read for more details.

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Employee Overseas Travel

Managing Employees Oversea Travel - Download our Employee Overseas Travel memo

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Furlough replacement – The Job Support Scheme

Here are the full details of the new Job Support Scheme announced by the Chancellor on 24th September 2020.

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Job Support Scheme

Certainty for businesses and workers impacted by coronavirus across the UK with Job Support Scheme announced today.

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Survivors Guide to Redundancy

Survivors Guide to Redundancy. This guide will help you navigate the impact of redundancy – on your team, and your entire company culture.

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Furloughed workers get full redundancy payments

Furloughed workers get full redundancy payments. Government brings in new law to protect employees as redundancy becomes a reality.

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Redundancy – Getting It Right

Redundancy Getting It Right Guide. We look at how to go about making redundancies so that you stay on the right side of employment law.

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Employment Contracts: Why have one?

Employment Contracts - why have one? We look at the reasons why legally you should have contracts of employment for your staff.


Employees returning from Spain

Employees returning from Spain. The newly imposed quantine for anyone returing from spain could cause employers some issues. Call us for HR advice.

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Employee Handbook – why have one?

The Employee handbook is an important part of managing your HR function for both employers and employees. Read our top tips on why.

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.