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Play fair with flexi working or pay the penalty, employers warned

09 September 2021

A job advert from football club AFC Fylde caused a stir on social media this week, after its ill-conceived role description for a general manager was shared on Twitter as an example of discrimination in the workplace.

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What the rise of nomadic teams means for employers

29 July 2021

The gentle easing of foreign travel restrictions is posing an unexpected headache for employers, who need to be on the look-out for potential digital nomads in their home-working workforce.

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Employers urged to give ‘Fire-and-Rehire’ practices the boot

14 July 2021

Julia Fitzimmons, employment law expert and partner with FBC Manby Bowdler, explains how best to tackle employment contract changes, while maintaining good employee relations:

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Companies must be on track for Covid-safe workplaces this summer

29 June 2021

With the lifting of lockdown restrictions delayed by four weeks, businesses have been given extra time to plan how they will protect workers and customers once the country is released from the current Covid-related restrictions.

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Investors scared off by poor HR as floatation fails to deliver

16 April 2021

Deliveroo’s less than impressive floatation on the stock market recently raised a number of questions. Partner Julia Fitzsimmons looks at whether the company’s employment record could point to investors’ failure to saddle up.

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Your rights in disciplinary and grievance procedures during coronavirus

25 March 2021

If you are facing disciplinary action or grievance procedures, you must be aware of your rights and how these might be affected by coronavirus restrictions.

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Risky business for employers without HR support during Covid

12 March 2021

Employers failing to pay attention to almost daily changes in guidance for workplaces during the pandemic could be exposing themselves to legal action, according to one of the Midlands’ leading employment experts.

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The Employment Law changes to look out for in 2021

19 February 2021

If the last year has taught us anything, it’s that everything can change at a moment’s notice. And 2020 certainly brought its fair share of disruption for employers.

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Can employers force staff to get vaccinated against Covid-19?

28 January 2021

The impact of the Covid pandemic on businesses the length and breadth of the country is almost unmeasurable.

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Stress-testing before celebrating a virtual office Christmas

04 December 2020

Christmas traditionally brings a round of festive celebrations for customers and employees, but with current Covid-19 restrictions, companies are having to re-think drinks and dinners for customers and learn how to stage a virtual staff party.

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