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

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Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme

Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme. Check out our Coronavirus HR Support Hub for daily updates on government legislation and guidance from MAD-HR.


Chancellor Strengthens Support On Offer For Business as First Government-Backed Loans Reach Firms In Need

Chancellor Strengthens business support. Latest Coronavirus Update from HMRC. Read all the latest HR updates in our Coronavirus Support Hub.

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Employment Legislative Updates – April 2020

Employment Legislative update. Read the latest updates from HMRC regarding employment legilation which came into force on 6th April 2020.

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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) – How to Apply

How to apply for the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme - Download our MAD-HR CJRS Guide for help contact our Head Office on 01473 360160


Coronavirus: Government Package for Self-Employed

Government Package for Self-Employed - key points. Rishi Sunak, the Chancellor, has announced details of the rescue package for self-employed individuals.

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Apply for Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) – Coronavirus

How to apply guide. Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan (CBILS) - Download our MAD-HR CBILS Guide - for help & support with HR call: 01473 360160


Update ref IR35 legislation

The team at MAD-HR take a look at what the introduction of the IR35 legislation will mean for businesses within the private sector.

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Parental Bereavement Leave and Pay – What Are Your Obligations as an Employer?

Parental Bereavement Leave and Pay - Your obligations as an employer. With effect from 6 April 2020 the new legislation will come into force.


Automatically Unfair Dismissal – Know The Facts

These 29 reasons for unfair dismissal are deemed to be 'automatically unfair' so the employer has no defence to the claim. 

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MAD-HR discusses the impact of the Taylor Review

What is the Taylor Review, why did it lead to the Good Work Plan and what are the implications? MAD-HR discusses in this article.

Notice of Dismissal

When is Notice of Dismissal Effective?

Notice of Dismissal - when is it effective? In the case of Haywood vs Newcastle Upon Tyne NHS Foundation Trust - what happened next?

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Employee says they’ve had enough, is it a resignation?

Letter of resignation. HR rules change regularly, especially in light of Brexit. Giving notice to leave a job is not always a resignation

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When Football Comes Home Does That Mean Your Staff Will Stay Home Too?

Absenteeism after World Cup matches is well known phenomenon and has historically cost British businesses millions. So what about this year? We'll guide you


Pimlico Case: Understanding the difference between contractor, worker and employee

Explanation of the three types of workers and what it means for your business, with reference to the Pimlico Plumbers case.

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When does the notice start from?

Are you confident that your contracts are up to the mark? The High Court and Appeal Court upheld a claim that notice began when the letter was read.


What you need to know about employee record retention

We are often asked "How long do I keep employee records for?". Here is What you need to know about employee record retention

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Limits on Payments and Awards

Here is a handy table outlining the Limits on Payments and Awards for now and as of April 2018 to help you remain complaint

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How To Effectively Manage Probationary Periods

Probationary periods for a new recruit are now commonplace. The use of a Probationary period is at your discretion, let us help you manage the process.


How to get ready for the GDPR data protection changes

Regardless of Brexit, data protection laws are changing. We share how you can get ready for the GDPR data protection changes before 25 May 2018.

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How to manage an employee with a new tattoo

Manage an employee with a new tattoo. Body art is on the rise and therefore it is important that you have policies in place to manage this situation.

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.