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Employment Law Update | reluctant returners, misconduct and holiday pay calculations

Are you battling to get employees back to work even on a hybrid basis? Do you have employees using health and safety as an excuse for misconduct? Are you up to speed with the potential shake-up to holiday pay calculations?

Whether through new case law or legislative changes, HR best practice is constantly evolving. Join our experts for a free, informative update to ensure you’re legally compliant and prepared to tackle the latest employment challenges heading your way in 2022.

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Retail Recovery | restructuring, safety risks and staff absence

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Employee Wellbeing | supporting line managers in the new working world

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Cutting Workforce Costs | redundancies, settlements and changing T&Cs

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Recent cases highlight continued work at height failings
Blog
06 May 2022
Managing organisational change | How to keep people happy
Blog
04 May 2022
Homeworking Risk Assessment Template
Template
28 Apr 2022
Initial Audit Form
Template
28 Apr 2022
Symptoms Chart
Poster
28 Apr 2022
Can You Be 100% Health and Safety Compliant All the Time?
Webinar
21 Apr 2022
5 ways to combat 2022’s recruitment challenges when you can’t pay more
Blog
15 Apr 2022
A war of words | Managing employees’ political views on the Russia-Ukraine conflict
Blog
13 Apr 2022
Outdoor Visiting Protocol - Care Homes
Template
11 Apr 2022
Indoor Visiting Protocol - Care Homes
Template
11 Apr 2022
PPE for Visitors - Care Homes
Guide
11 Apr 2022
Homeworking Checklist and DSE Risk Assessment
Template
11 Apr 2022
Homeworking and Health & Safety FAQ
Guide
11 Apr 2022
Visiting Proforma - Care Homes (Scotland)
Template
11 Apr 2022
Visiting Proforma - Care Homes (England)
Template
11 Apr 2022
Investigation Form
Template
11 Apr 2022
Testing Record
Template
11 Apr 2022
Reoccupation Checklist
Template
11 Apr 2022
Homeworkers' Guide to Health and Wellbeing
Guide
11 Apr 2022
Health and Wellbeing Policy
Template
11 Apr 2022
Staff side hustles | 10 employer questions answered
Blog
07 Apr 2022
Face Coverings Policy
Template
05 Apr 2022
Lay-Offs Guidance Note
Guide
05 Apr 2022
Homeworking and Employment Law Guide
Guide
05 Apr 2022
Home/Hybrid Working Policy
Template
05 Apr 2022
Collective Consultation FAQ
Guide
05 Apr 2022
Agreement to Homeworking Letter
Template
05 Apr 2022
Vaccination FAQ (Northern Ireland)
Guide
05 Apr 2022
Vaccination FAQ (Wales)
Guide
05 Apr 2022
Vaccination FAQ (Scotland)
Guide
04 Apr 2022
Vaccination FAQ (England)
Guide
05 Apr 2022
Vaccination and Testing Guide
Guide
05 Apr 2022
SSP - When is it Payable?
Guide
05 Apr 2022
Refusals to Return to Work Guide
Guide
05 Apr 2022
Post-Lockdown FAQ
Guide
05 Apr 2022
Living With COVID Guide
Guide
05 Apr 2022
International Travel and COVID Guide
Guide
05 Apr 2022
Immunisation and Testing Policy
Template
05 Apr 2022
Holidays (Travelling Abroad and Quarantine) Policy
Template
05 Apr 2022
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Compulsory Vaccination in Care Homes Guide
Guide
05 Apr 2022
Compulsory Vaccination for Frontline HSC Workers Guide
Guide
05 Apr 2022
Common Employment Scenarios
Guide
05 Apr 2022
Common Employment Scenarios - Education
Guide
05 Apr 2022
Care Home Immunisation Policy
Template
05 Apr 2022
Absences and Refusals to Work FAQ
Guide
05 Apr 2022
Employing people with autism
Blog
04 Feb 2022
April Fools | Are employers liable for office horseplay and pranks gone wrong?
Blog
01 Apr 2022
Conduct at work events | How should employers handle a Will Smith type situation?
Blog
29 Mar 2022
What does ‘living with Covid’ mean for your workplace?
News - Arts Professional
23 Mar 2022
Diversity and inclusion in the workplace | The state of play in 2022
Blog
17 Mar 2022
Living with COVID | Keeping your workforce safe once restrictions are scrapped
Blog
16 Mar 2022
Progressive HR policies for forward-thinking employers
News - People Management
14 Mar 2022
Living with COVID | What if my employee tests positive?
Blog
11 Mar 2022
Using the Hierarchy of Controls to make sensible safety decisions
Blog
12 Mar 2022
Dealing with workplace disputes | 5 policies to have in your arsenal
Blog
09 Mar 2022
The war in Ukraine | Employer considerations
Blog
09 Mar 2022
Respect for one another at work means adopting diversity best practices
News - Insider
08 Mar 2022
Employment Facts & Figures Reference Guide 2022
Guide
03 March 2022
How to manage health and safety as a governor or trustee
Blog
02 Feb 2022
Luker Rowe - Customer Story
Customer Story - PDF
Tackling Top Employment Law Issues in the Third Sector
Webinar
22 Feb 2022
Health and safety | 3 leadership lessons from the world of sport and politics
Blog
22 Feb 2022
5 ways to improve workers’ heart health
Blog
21 Feb 2022
"Get back to work" | Will PM's decision to end all COVID rules cause headaches for HR?
News - HR Grapevine
22 Feb 2022
LORNA GEMMELL: WHAT IS THE NATIONAL DISABILITY STRATEGY?
News - HR Review
16 Feb 2022
Cost of living crisis | HR 'under pressure' to help staff as inflation outpaces wage growth AGAIN
News - HR Grapevine
15 Feb 2022
How to manage workplace romances | Problems, policies and possible legal risks
Blog
14 Feb 2022
Valentine's Day | Should HR have an office romance policy?
News - HR Grapevine
14 Feb 2022
Revisiting performance management | How to avoid legal risks when getting your team back on track
Blog
11 Feb 2022
'Conflict & confusion' | HR at risk of legal battles with staff as last COVID rules set to end early
News - HR Grapevine
10 Feb 2022
So what ARE the rules for the workplace now that Boris has declared Covid is OVER?
News - Mail Online
09 Feb 2022
WorkNest Asks Whether: It's possible to be 100% compliant 100% of the time
Blog
08 Feb 2022
'Painful abuse' | Tesla HR accused of punishing staff who complained of 'rampant' racism
News - HR Grapevine
08 Feb 2022
Reminder to Take Holidays Memo
Template
07 Feb 2022
Letter to Long-Term Sick Leave Employee Regarding Holidays
Template
07 Feb 2022
World Cancer Day: An employer’s handbook
Blog
04 Feb 2022
Worker who took unpaid leave due to mislabelled employment status wins holiday pay claim
Blog
03 Feb 2022
10 common health and safety policy mistakes | Top tips for getting it right
Blog
01 Feb 2022
HR experts reveal how THEY would conduct a Downing Street party investigation
News - HR Grapevine
01 Feb 2022
Pros and cons of the four-day working week
Blog
01 Feb 2022
Mind the Gap | Health and Safety to Remain a Priority
Webinar
01 Feb 2022
Care home worker who refused vaccination was fairly dismissed
Blog
26 Jan 2022
Managing Performance Issues | Following a Fair Process, Unexpected Grievances and Dismissals
Webinar
25, 26 and 27 Jan 2022
Most employers are still ‘reactive’ when it comes to health and safety
News - Employer News
24 Jan 2022
WorkNest appoints new Chief People Officer, Katie Muncaster
News - The Business Desk
24 Jan 2022
Revised PPE Regulations | Employers’ duties extended to ALL workers
Blog
31 Jan 2022
The protective clauses your contracts might be missing
News - People Management
21 Jan 2022
Is your expenses policy fit for hybrid work?
Blog
17 Jan 2022
Could employees with anti-vax beliefs be protected under discrimination laws?
Blog
13 Jan 2022
Gavin Snell: Reflecting on our first few months as WorkNest – and the future
Blog
12 Jan 2022
The nuts and bolts of hybrid working: Expenses and compensation
News - Working Mums
11 Jan 2022
Supporting a return to work for staff suffering with long COVID
Blog
10 Jan 2022
Definitive Employer's Guide to Employment Law Changes 2022
Guide
07 Jan 2022
Health and safety in education | 5 fines from 2021 and focuses for 2022
Blog
4 Jan 2022
How to measure your health and safety performance in 2022 (and why it’s important)
Blog
22 Dec 2021
ADVICE FOR EMPLOYERS ON GOVERNMENT'S NEW SICKNESS ABSENCE RULES
News - HR Review
22 Dec 2021
SSP changes mean employers cannot demand a doctor’s note until 28 days
Blog
21 Dec 2021
HSE annual statistics 2020/21 | The impact of COVID-19
Blog
16 Dec 2021
Sexual harassment in the workplace | Where are we now?
Blog
16 Dec 2021
Research identifies performance, happiness and trust gap between employers and employees
News - Employer News
15 Dec 2021
Diocese of Chichester Academy Trust (DCAT) - Customer Story
Customer Story - PDF
The Manchester Grammar School - Customer Story
Customer Story - PDF
Invite to Discuss Expiry of Fixed-Term Contract
Template
14 Dec 2021
Letter Extending or Renewing Fixed-Term Contract
Template
14 Dec 2021
Fixed-Term Contracts Guidance Note
Guide
14 Dec 2021
Selection of Contractors Checklist
Template
14 Dec 2021
Contractors Safety Information
Template
14 Dec 2021
Contractor Management Pack
Template
14 Dec 2021
How to manage performance in the world of hybrid work
Blog
13 Dec 2021
LearningNest e-Learning Pro Education Brochure
Brochure
How can businesses reduce the legal risks of Christmas parties?
News - People Management
10 Dec 2021
Plan B | Why working from home is only part of the solution
Blog
09 Dec 2021
Employment Law Update | Changes Coming in 2022 and 2021 Case Law Review
Webinar
09 Dec 2021
Understanding “reasonably foreseeable” risk in health and safety
Blog
07 Dec 2021
Is it time to ditch the employee dress code?
Blog
06 Dec 2021
Can I change remote workers' pay?
Blog
01 Dec 2021
Omicron | Initial advice for employers
Blog
01 Dec 2021
Quarterly Breakfast Briefing for School Leaders | Fixed-Term Contracts and Contractor Management
Webinar
01 Dec 2021
HR & Management Training Course Prospectus
Brochure
What makes a good health and safety leader?
Blog
25 Nov 2021
Hybrid Working | How to Ensure Fair Treatment and Avoid Discrimination
Webinar
25 Nov 2021
Who’s responsible for workplace health and safety?
Blog
22 Nov 2021
Only half of employers are confident they’ll treat employees evenly and fairly
News - HR News
22 Nov 2021
Firms overestimating employee loyalty after pandemic, research finds
News - People Management
22 Nov 2021
Aberdeen Football Club - Customer Story
Customer Story - PDF
The Great Resignation | How can managers turn things around?
Blog
17 Nov 2021
Employment Law and Health & Safety Update for South West Businesses
Webinar
17 Nov 2021
8 qualities of effective remote managers
Blog
16 Nov 2021
Mind the Gap Report
Whitepaper
12 Nov 2021
Staff Shortages in Manufacturing | Agency Workers, Contingency Planning and Retention Incentives
Webinar
11 Nov 2021
7 protective clauses your contracts may be missing
Blog
09 Nov 2021
Guide to Minimum Wage
Guide
Learning about disability AFTER dismissal | Is it still discrimination?
Blog
02 Nov 2021
So you’ve decided to allow hybrid working – here’s 3 questions you may have now
Blog
01 Nov 2021
Discrimination | Can menopause be classed as a disability?
Blog
01 Nov 2021
Contractors and volunteers | Are you overlooking the health and safety of non-employees?
Blog
29 Oct 2021
Autumn Budget 2021 | The key points for employers
Blog
28 Oct 2021
What is a Competent Person?
Guide
Guide to School Trips
Guide
Guide to Risk Assessments
Guide
Occupational Health Services Brochure
Brochure
Care Quality Commission Compliance Brochure
Brochure
LearningNest e-Learning Trailer
Video
PeopleNest HR Software Trailer
Video
PeopleNest HR Software Brochure
Brochure
LearningNest e-Learning Pro Brochure
Brochure
LearningNest e-Learning Core Brochure
Brochure
3 progressive HR policies for forward-thinking employers
Blog
22 Oct 2021
Making vaccination mandatory | Breaking down the legal position
Blog
20 Oct 2021
The dangers of facial recognition | Uber employees bring race discrimination claim
Blog
20 Oct 2021
Contracts and Handbooks | Recommended Protections, Remote Working Considerations and Regulatory Updates
Webinar
20 Oct 2021
Post-furlough redundancies | What are the alternatives?
Blog
15 Oct 2021
HR IN REVIEW 10 – HEALTH AND SAFETY IN THE WORKPLACE WITH NICK WILSON
News - HR in Review Podcast
04 Oct 2021
No jab, no sick pay? Morrison’s cuts the amount paid to unvaccinated staff
Blog
01 Oct 2021
Estate agent wins sex discrimination claim against employer who refused her flexible working request
Blog
01 Oct 2021
Self-isolation rules and vaccination status | How things have changed
Blog
01 Oct 2021
Post-COVID Employment Challenges for the Charity Sector
Webinar
28 Sep 2021
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NICK WILSON: EMPLOYERS’ FOCUS MUST REMAIN ON SAFETY
News - HR Review
24 Sep 2021
Gen Z | Keeping up with the demands of the next generation of workers
Blog
21 Sep 2021
Do vaccinated employees need to take a PCR test following close contact with a positive COVID-19 case?
Blog
20 Sep 2021
With restrictions lifted, what should COVID management look like now?
Blog
15 Sep 2021
How to prepare for compulsory vaccination
News - The Care Home Environment
14 Sep 2021
Compulsory vaccination in care | 7 steps employers should follow with staff
Blog
13 Sep 2021
How the COVID pandemic has changed the perception of workplace health and safety
Blog
09 Sep 2021
Putting health first in education
News - Independent Insight (iExcellence magazine)
07 Sep 2021
Compulsory Vaccination in Care | Exemptions, Dismissals and Evidence for Inspections
Webinar
02 Sep 2021
COVID Update for the Education Sector
Webinar
01 Sep 2021
Strengthen your safety culture
News - IOSH Magazine
01 Sep 2021
Highest recent health and safety fines, including record-breaking £6.5m penalty
Blog
31 Aug 2021
How to investigate an accident or incident in your workplace
Blog
26 Aug 2021
School Health & Safety
Employment law and Covid-19: The key issues
News - Headteacher Update
23 Aug 2021
HSE inspection
Workplace fatalities increase by more than a quarter
News - People Management
20 Aug 2021
Workplace conflict | What it is and ways to manage it
Blog
18 Aug 2021
Third of employers expect staff to return to the workplace full time, study finds
News - People Management
17 Aug 2021
Facilitation Guidance
Guide
17 Aug 2021
ABC members gain access to essential business compliance support
News - Sports Insight
12 Aug 2021
Will redundancy be unfair if the employer didn’t consider furlough? 2 conflicting cases
Blog
11 Aug 2021
Why the pingdemic will continue to create problems for manufacturers
Blog
11 Aug 2021
Dealing with Disciplinaries | COVID Rules, Conduct and Other Concerns
Webinar
11 Aug 2021
Golf Jobs Partners With Ellis Whittam To Provide Employment Law And Health & Safety Advice To Golf Employers
News - Business Mondays
09 Aug 2021
Golf Jobs Partners With WorkNest To Provide Employment Law And Health & Safety Advice To Golf Employers
News - Business Mondays
09 Aug 2021
5 lockdown changes Scottish employers need to know about (and what to do now)
Blog
05 Aug 2021
Excessive absenteeism | When can employers take action?
Blog
04 Aug 2021
Help, my employee won’t return to work
Blog
03 Aug 2021
3 strategies for managing stress in the workplace
Blog
03 Aug 2021
How to overcome the “generation gap” in the workplace
Blog
30 Jul 2021
Relaxing of restrictions | How can retailers reduce risk?
Blog
23 Jul 2021
Grievance Guidance Note
Guide
22 Jul 2021
Pingdemic panic | Do employees need to self-isolate if notified by the COVID-19 app?
Blog
22 Jul 2021
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Workplace Conflict | Early Intervention, Estimated Costs and Employment Law
Webinar
22 Jul 2021
Top Tips for Carrying Out Mediation
Guide
21 Jul 2021
Mask confusion | Can we compel employees to wear face coverings at work?
Blog
20 Jul 2021
Employment law SOS | Return to work anxiety and the right to switch off
News - Manufacturing Management
20 Jul 2021
Returning to work after ‘freedom day’: what should businesses be doing?
News - People Management
20 Jul 2021
Keeping employees safe post-lockdown | 5 things to do now
Blog
16 Jul 2021
HSE statistics 2020/21 | More fatalities despite fewer people working?
Blog
16 Jul 2021
Managing Work-Related Stress Resulting from Conflict, COVID and Other Causes
Webinar
15 Jul 2021
Life After Lockdown | Helping Employers to Plan Ahead
Webinar
14 Jul 2021