Employment Law

Statutory redundancy pay: What happens if the employee leaves before the end of their notice period?

19th October 2020 by Tessa Robinson

Two weeks ago, one of our employees received confirmation that they were being made redundant. Her contract required one month’s...

Active steps to support employee mental health when in lockdown

27th April 2020 by Amanda Okill

Homeworking – How are we holding up? Homeworking in lockdown has presented unique issues. With many staff now confined to their...

Homeworking boundaries for staff and parents in lockdown

27th April 2020 by Amanda Okill

How are we holding up? Homeworking in lockdown has not proved to be as good as some thought. Over the past month...

The physical strains of homeworking in lockdown

22nd April 2020 by Amanda Okill

How are we holding up? For some it’s a welcome relief but for others we’re feeling the strain. Before Covid-19, studies on...

Guidance for employers regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19)

19th March 2020 by Tessa Robinson

With more cases of coronavirus (COVID-19), being reported in the UK each day, employers will be wondering how to handle...

Supporting employees with cancer – a little thought and effort will go a long way

4th February 2020 by Amanda Okill

Today, 4th February is World Cancer Day and a round 2.5 million people in the UK are currently experiencing this...

Disability – creating an inclusive workplace culture

22nd January 2020 by Amanda Okill

This week I attended the Westminster Business Forum policy conference where a number of engaging speakers tackled the subject of...

How do we ensure our workforce has the right to work in the UK post-Brexit?

4th November 2019 by Tessa Robinson

It is important to remember that there will be no change to your workers right to work in the UK...

Graduate Visa Schemes

1st October 2019 by Tessa Robinson

The two-year post study work visa – a new incarnation! The Home Office has recently announced the return of the two...

What happens to our workforce if the free movement of people ends on 31 Oct 2019 if the UK leaves the EU?

9th September 2019 by Tessa Robinson

We have seen lots in the press about free movement ending on 31 October 2019 if the UK leaves the...

Maternity Leave, Paternity Leave and Shared Parental Leave

24th July 2019 by Tessa Robinson

Q. We are aware of all the discussion surrounding pay for men on paternity and shared parental leave. We want...

Can we still include confidentiality clauses in settlement agreements?

8th May 2019 by Tessa Robinson

Q. We have read a lot of press commentary regarding non-disclosure agreements following workplace allegations against employers. We settle the...

Promoting positive mental health and resilience

18th April 2019 by Amanda Okill

Our firm’s decision to train two of its staff and a partner as mental health first aiders has come at...

What happens when an employee resigns after successfully appealing against their redundancy?

4th April 2019 by Tessa Robinson

One of our employees recently received confirmation that they were being made redundant and were issued with a notice of...

Impact of Brexit on immigration and the right to work

11th September 2018 by Tessa Robinson

As Brexit looms ever closer with the UK’s exit date from the European Union set for 29 March 2019 both...

Confident with disability

10th September 2018 by Amanda Okill

As an employment lawyer I have been advising individuals and employers on disability rights throughout my career. Despite strident press...

The impact of GDPR of Subject Access Requests

10th April 2018 by Tessa Robinson

In the third and final instalment of the Furley Page Employment Team’s GDPR blog, we look at the impact of...

GDPR – Employees’ right to be informed

15th March 2018 by Tessa Robinson

In the second of the Furley Page Employment Team’s GDPR blog, we look at the implications on the employment lifecycle...

How safe is the “consent” requirement of GDPR when processing personal data on employees?

5th March 2018 by Amanda Okill

As the European Union’s General Data protection Regulation (“GDPR”) looms ever closer with its deadline for implementation on 25th May...

Wandering hands and risks for younger female workers

13th February 2018 by Amanda Okill

The risks for younger female workers in a climate of normalized sexual harassment The revelations in Madison Marriage’s report of groping...

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