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Establishing a successful recruitment process and clear written employment contracts for new employees can have a major impact on your business.

Every business needs to be aware of its obligations under minimum wage and equal pay laws, as well as recent pensions auto-enrolment changes.

You must comply with legal restrictions on employees' working hours and time off, or risk claims, enforcement action and even prosecution.

The right employment policies are an essential part of effective staff management. Make sure any policy is clear and well communicated to employees.

While sick employees need to be treated fairly, you need to ensure that 'sickness' is not being used as cover for unauthorised absence.

Most pregnant employees are entitled to maternity leave and maternity pay, while new fathers are entitled to paternity leave and paternity pay.

As well as undermining morale, illegal discrimination can lead to workplace grievances. Employee discrimination is covered by the Equality Act 2010.

Home, remote and lone workers are becoming increasingly commonplace. Key issues include communication and how to manage and motivate people remotely.

The right approach to consulting with and providing information to your employees can improve employee motivation and performance.

Disciplinary and grievance issues can be a major burden to employers. Putting in place and following the right procedures is essential.

Following the right dismissal and redundancy procedures helps protect your business and minimise the risk of a legal dispute at tribunal.

Employment tribunal claims are a worrying prospect for any employer. A tribunal case is a no-win situation – even if the claim is unjustified.

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Regulations covering wages and statutory pay apply to almost every business. Our guide to minimum and living wage, pay for new parents and sick pay.
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Workplace policies can save you a lot of time and effort and can help avoid misunderstandings or more serious employee disputes.
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Our guide to setting up good procedures that let you deal with disciplinary and grievance issues consistently and fairly.
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Not sure what to do if an employee has filed a workplace grievance? Our FAQs answer some of your most common concerns about the law.
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Read our frequently asked questions about making employees redundant, including what procedures to follow and alternatives to consider.
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FAQs people ask about dismissing employees, including disciplinary procedures and what to do about claims of constructive or wrongful dismissal.
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Want to know your obligations when it comes to equal pay for your employees, including disputes and tricky issues? Read our useful FAQs.
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Failure to provide staff with certain training and information can have expensive consequences. Here's what you need to know.
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Poor communication can lead to misunderstandings, poor performance, low morale and wasted time. Learn to communicate well with employees.
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Frequently asked questions on workplace discrimination, including your responsibilities to treat people equally and make reasonable adjustments.
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