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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France empowers employees to switch off the technology

We live in an age where constant communication is expected. We share France's legislation which enables their staff to switch off the technology

Dress Code

Make sure your dress code policy avoids discrimination

With recent press attention on reported dress code tribunals, we share how you can make sure your dress code policy avoids discrimination

Social Media

Can social media posts be used in disciplinaries?

With the use of social media being such an engrained part of our lives, can social media posts be used in disciplinaries as evidence?

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Where’s the line with social media use by employees?

Social Media has radically changed all aspects of our lives and needs to be managed in business so where is the line with social media use by employees

Apprenticeship

The Apprenticeship Levy – are you ‘in the know’?

Katrina Gardiner, Senior Policy Officer (Skills) at Suffolk County Council get's us all genned up on the Apprenticeship Levy

Assistance Dog

What you need to know about dogs in the workplace

Assistance Dogs in the workplace. They are not just for the blind and employer's have a responsibility. We look at the legal implications.

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Employment Law changes you need to act on now

2017 brings a number of significant Employment Law changes you need to act on now. We share a summary and the top 3 that you need to be aware of

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10 bizarre excuses for not paying national minimum wage

We share 10 of the most bizaar excuses for not paying national minimum wage have been revealed by the Government to encourage workers to check their payslip

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Coming Soon – Tax Free Childcare

We share details of the new Tax Free Childcare scheme that has been in discussion since 2013. It is planned that this scheme starts this year.

Parent and Child

What is Parental Leave and who is eligible?

Parental leave changes from April 2015. We share important HR updates for employers on details of the Parental leave. Read on to protect your business.

Employment law

When is a dismissal not a dismissal?

We share the outcomes of a recent Tribunal to demonstrate the question when is a dismissal not a dismissal? HR advice at your fingertips for your business

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How to manage annual leave and sickness overlap

It is inevtiatvle that at times your employees will be on leave and fall ill. We share our tips on How to manage annual leave and sickness overlap

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Jewish woman who can’t work Saturdays wins £16,000

A Jewish woman who can't work Saturdays wins £16,000 at Tribunal after recruiter is found guilty of religious discrimination

Employment law

£49,000 pay-out for former teacher pressured to resign

Handling potential resignations can be tricky. Read tips based on a real case of a £49,000 pay-out for former teacher pressured to resign

Autumn

What you need to know about the Autumn Statement

Yesterday saw Hammond deliver What you need to know about the Autumn Statement. We have put this together as a round-up of statement outcomes for business

Flexible

Flexible Working – any right of appeal?

Employees with 26 weeks’ continuous service have the right to request flexible working. Read our blog Flexible Working – any right of appeal?

Gas Ring

Holiday pay must include commission, confirms Court of Appeal

We have been following the Lock V British Gas case and here we share the latest outcome that Holiday pay must include commission, confirms Court of Appeal

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The impact of avoiding sick pay obligations

An employee has been awarded £75,000 for being denied sick pay. We share the tribunal outcomes and lessons here. Protect your business.

Employment Law Contract

Fixed Term Contracts – what you need to know

MAD-HR share key information and HR expertise on Fixed Term Contracts – what you need to know about managing them legally.

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What you need to know about laying-off staff legally

There are times in almost every business where work slows down, we share what you need to know about laying-off staff fairly

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.