Archive: Aug 2016


  • Extending Maternity Protection

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    Extending Maternity Protection A new report suggests that as many as 54,000 new or expectant mothers have been forced out of their job since 2005, it further suggests that this is double previous figures. The Women and Equalities Committee has put forward various suggestions to help reduce this figure. A German model has been suggested […]


  • Employment Tribunal Awards

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    Employment Tribunal Awards                           Any time an employer has to go to the employment tribunal it is going to be expensive, the cost of litigation is seldom recoverable even on the very odd occasions that it is awarded when an employer wins his […]


  • Taxation of Termination Payments

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    Taxation of Termination Payments             There are occasions when employers are entitled to offer a tax free termination payment to employees that are leaving the business, redundancy is one time and payments through settlement agreements are another. Unfortunately there have been some complications with the decisions as to what is and […]


  • Advice for Employers during the Olympic Games

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    Big sporting events often present dilemmas for Employers who need to maintain a healthy and productive staffing level. With the Rio games taking place between the 5th and 21st August 2016, Acas has issued guidance for those Employers who are concerned about the potential impact and problems that could arise. We summarise some of the […]