Month

September 2021

Managing Flexible Working Requests

Managing Flexible Working Requests – What happens when employees get it wrong? Key Contact: Claire Knowles Author: Yannick Ramsamy Hybrid and flexible working arrangements have become common place arrangements amongst employers. However, a recent tribunal judgment demonstrates the significant consequences which can arise if employers do not carefully manage and consider flexible working requests. The case has...
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Employers to Lead on Lifetime Skills and Post-16 Education

Employers to Lead on Lifetime Skills and Post-16 Education Key Contact: Claire Knowles Author: Adam McGlynn On 18 May 2021, the Skills and Post-16 Education Bill 2021-22 was placed before Parliament with the hope of revolutionising the training and employability of young people in the UK. The Bill follows January’s Skills for Jobs White Paper which proposed...
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‘Workers’ Are Workers Too! Protection from Health & Safety Detriments Extended to Workers

‘Workers’ Are Workers Too! Protection from Health & Safety Detriments Extended to Workers Key Contact: Claire Knowles Author: Adam McGlynn Health and safety concerns have dominated the 2020/21 zeitgeist, and with good reason. In a year of tragedy and uncertainty, it has been difficult to determine how best to protect ourselves and each other without losing our...
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