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The road transport (working time) Regulations factsheet

The Road Transport (Working Time) Regulations 2005, came into force on 4 April 2005, and apply to drivers and crews of heavy goods vehicles and public service vehicles ("mobile workers").

Bribery Act Factsheet

The Bribery Act 2010 (the "Act") came into force on 1 July 2011. Previously, bribery-related offences were limited to transactions that involved public officials. The Act now extends bribery

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Death in service benefits factsheet

Introduction Many occupational pension schemes include death in service benefits. The benefits are typically paid to the spouse/civil partner and/or dependants of the deceased employee if the employee dies before receiving

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Disciplining and dismissing employees factsheet

In a claim for unfair dismissal the employer must show the reason for dismissal and that the reason fell within one of the categories of potentially fair reasons, such as

Religious observance factsheet

Protection from discrimination Discrimination on the grounds of religion or belief was first introduced under the Employment Equality (Religion or Belief) Regulations 2003.  These regulations were repealed and replaced on 1

Consulting your workforce factsheet

Effect and importance The Information and Consultation Directive is likely to have a highly significant long-term effect on employee relations in the UK, because we have no tradition of works council

Main changes to the Employment Tribunal Rules

This document gives an overview of the main changes on the Employment Tribunal rules to take place from the 29th July 2013. Including ET1 and ET3, time limits and deposit

Time off for dependants factsheet

All employees have a statutory right to take reasonable time off work to take necessary action in certain unexpected situations affecting their dependants to make any necessary longer term arrangements.

Addressing poor performance factsheet

Acceptable standards of performance must be established in order to identify and remedy under performance. Standards of performance can be communicated through induction training, detailed job descriptions and the setting

Redundancy factsheet

This fact sheet looks at the procedure to be followed before making an employee or employees redundant.

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