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Natalie Ellis

Right to Predictable Working Hours Receives Royal Assent

The “Workers (Predictable Terms and Conditions) Act 2023,” which received Royal Assent on 18th September, introduces the right for temporary and agency workers to request more predictable working hours. This legislation marks a significant step towards balancing flexibility for employers with greater job security for employees amidst the evolving employment landscape.

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Rebox HR
Natalie Ellis

How will the Employment Relations (Flexible Working) Act 2023 impact businesses?

Prepare your business for the upcoming Employment Relations (Flexible Working) Act 2023 and the changes it will bring in April 2024. This legislation offers employees more flexible working arrangements, breaking down barriers for caregivers, women, people with disabilities, and older individuals. Learn how this law will impact your business, what you need to know, and the steps you can take to prepare for the changes ahead.

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Rebox HR
Faye Ramsey

What should my staff induction include?

Integrating new staff requires more than job-specific training; a comprehensive induction aligning them with your business practices is crucial. This blog post explores essential components of staff induction, highlighting HR essentials, training, team introductions, and premises tours to ensure successful employee integration

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HR Case Studies
Natalie Ellis

Case Study: Unfair Dismissal and Redundancy Procedures in UK Employment Law – Lessons from Strydom v Bridge Facilities Engineers Ltd

In the realm of employment law, understanding redundancy procedures, unfair dismissal, and remote work policies is vital for business owners. This case study of Mr. M. Strydom v Bridge Facilities Engineers Limited [2023] offers detailed insights into these issues, helping businesses navigate legal complexities and improve their HR practices.

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Rebox HR
Natalie Ellis

A Complete Guide to Hiring Your First Employee

Hiring your first employee can be overwhelming, but our step-by-step guide and First Employee Starter Kit simplify the process, ensuring you have all necessary HR materials in one place. With resources like job descriptions, offer letters, and onboarding checklists, you’ll efficiently navigate the hiring process and confidently integrate your new team member.

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Rebox HR
Natalie Ellis

How to effectively manage a redundancy process

As a small business owner, understanding your legal obligations for redundancy is crucial to ensure compliance when facing financial difficulties or restructuring. In this post, we’ll explore UK redundancy rights, the legal requirements, and provide tips to minimize the impact on your employees and business.

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Rebox HR
Natalie Ellis

Managing sickness absence over the King’s Coronation bank holiday

As the King’s Coronation approaches, many employees may request annual leave to extend their break, but managing suspicious sickness absences during this time is crucial. To ensure you’re fully prepared for the celebratory weekend, Rebox HR offers handy advice to mitigate bank holiday headaches and maintain smooth operations.

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Rebox HR
Natalie Ellis

Employment law: Disability discrimination at work – McQueen v General Optical Council

Discrimination against employees with disabilities is unlawful under the Equality Act 2010, and understanding the link between an employee’s disability and behavior is crucial for small business owners. The McQueen v General Optical Council case highlights the importance of obtaining appropriate medical advice and making necessary workplace adjustments to prevent discrimination claims.

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Rebox HR
Natalie Ellis

Statutory rates 2023/24 and other April changes

Effective from 1st April 2023, the National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage rates have increased, necessitating adjustments in financial plans for businesses. Additionally, other statutory payments like family-friendly benefits and statutory sick pay have also risen, highlighting the importance for employers to stay updated and compliant with these changes.

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