2711, 2023

Navigating New Waters: Understanding the Impact of Recent UK Employment Law Reforms for Business Owners

November 27, 2023|Categories: Absence Management, All, Legislation Updates|

As business owners, staying ahead of the latest legislative changes is crucial to ensure compliance and foster a healthy workplace. The UK government's recent response to consultations on reforms to retained EU laws and the recalibration of annual leave entitlements for part-year and irregular-hours workers and other legislation is significant. 

1611, 2023

Employment Laws Changes Organisations Should be Aware of

November 16, 2023|Categories: Absence Management, All, Legislation Updates|

In light of the subtle shelving of the Employment Bill last year, the government has maintained its commitment to introducing a series of employment law reforms. These reforms come in various shapes and are progressing at different paces, making it challenging to stay well-informed.  This article provides a concise overview of the multiple legislation and guidelines currently in the pipeline, along with the latest updates on their status.   Pregnancy and Family Leave Act 2023 This forthcoming employment law change substantially expands protections for pregnant employees and those re-entering the workforce after family leave. It covers employees from the moment [...]

1611, 2023

Neonatal Care Leave Act – What Employers Need to Know

November 16, 2023|Categories: Absence Management, All, Legislation Updates|

By April 2025 or even sooner, specific regions in the United Kingdom are poised to witness the implementation of the Neonatal Care Leave Act. This legislation will provide employees with up to 12 weeks’ paid leave if their child (aged under 28 days or under) requires a hospital stay of over seven days. Under this act, both parents will be eligible to receive an extended period of up to 12 weeks of additional leave to care for and visit their newborns.  With impending changes expected in April 2025, it is essential for businesses to proactively prepare for the adoption of [...]

3009, 2023

Five Things Every Employer Should Be Aware Of

September 30, 2023|Categories: All, Disciplinary and Dismissal, Health and Safety, Performance Management|

In the employment landscape, employers shoulder a significant responsibility for their businesses' success and their workforce's well-being. From legal obligations to fostering a supportive environment, there are five fundamental areas every employer should be acutely aware of. These crucial aspects span employment laws, workplace safety, diversity and equality, data protection, and effective communication. This article delves into the quintessential elements that empower employers to navigate complexities, promote ethical practices, and cultivate a legally compliant workplace conducive to growth and prosperity.   Employment Laws Employment Laws are the rules that dictate how businesses must treat their employees. These rules vary depending [...]

2909, 2023

Secure Your 2024 HR Compliance with Our Limited-Time Offer

September 29, 2023|Categories: All, Press Releases|Tags: , , |

With the new year just around the corner, organisations in the UK and Ireland are facing a dynamic landscape of employment laws and regulations. Keeping up with these changes and ensuring legal compliance has never been more critical. At HR Team, we understand the challenges that organisations like yours face. That's why our expert team is here to not only help you navigate the ever-evolving employment law landscape but also to ensure your organisation is legally compliant, armed with bespoke documentation tailored to your unique needs.   Our Unbeatable Offer Our comprehensive HR compliance package includes: A Full, Up-to-Date Employment [...]

1409, 2023

The Role of HR in Safety and Compliance

September 14, 2023|Categories: All, Health and Safety|

In the modern workplace, where employee well-being and regulatory adherence are paramount, the role of Human Resources (HR) has evolved to encompass a critical responsibility: ensuring safety and compliance. As organisations navigate a complex landscape of laws, regulations, and ethical considerations, HR professionals have emerged as the linchpin connecting an organisation's strategic objectives with maintaining a secure and legally sound environment for all employees. From developing robust policies to fostering a culture of vigilance, HR's role in safety and compliance is pivotal for establishing a foundation that safeguards employees and strengthens an organisation's integrity and resilience.   How HR is [...]

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