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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.

All search results for "terms and condition"

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FAQs on your responsibilities to inform and consult with employees when you make business changes, if you have more than 50 employees.
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Answers to frequently asked questions on disciplining employees, including grounds for disciplinary action and what to do in specific circumstances.
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Not sure what your obligations are when it comes to employment contracts, or what to do if one is breached? Read our helpful FAQs.
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How to draw up a legally-binding employment contract between employer and employee, covering key terms and conditions including pay and leave.
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Information on rates of maternity, paternity and adoption pay, how much leave new parents are entitled to and how shared parental leave works
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Extended flexible working rights and technology have made homeworking increasingly attractive. Here's how to support homeworking for your employees.
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Answers to FAQs about home workers, including your rights to require people to work from home or to refuse a home working request.
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Employment law can be complex, but you must get it right, or face potential legal claims. Our guide to the basic employment law.
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Unsure how to handle employee sickness absence issues, or how much statutory sick pay (SSP) you may need to pay? Read our useful FAQs.
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Our overview of maternity, paternity, adoption and parental rights, including leave surrounding a birth or adoption, pay and time off for child care.
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