What does the leave vote mean for HR?

The CIPD have reported that: Holidays/Working time: Opt Outs – The UK’s statutory paid holidays (5.6 weeks) go beyond the EU minimum (20 days) and are unlikely to be repealed, but the government may wish to amend the rules on calculating holiday pay and on opting out of the 48-week. Equality: compensation cap – We

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Brexit and HR

On 23 June the UK voted in the EU Referendum to leave the European Union. While it’s not clear yet how, when or what amendments will be made to workplace law, it is possible to predict those areas that are the most likely to change. Withdrawal process – The process for leaving will be triggered by

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Psychoactive Substances Act 2016

ACAS have issued guidelines on Psychoactive Substances, formally known as Legal Highs. New psychoactive substances (which were formally known as “legal highs”) are capable of producing a psychoactive effect in the person who consumes them. As with all drugs, they can have a range of effects on users and employers should consider their impact on

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