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Employment Law

01st June 2022

Why workplace banter isn’t always ‘just a bit of fun’

Napthens LLP Employment Law Specialists

Employment tribunals have seen claims for bullying and harassment attributed to workplace ‘banter’ increase by 44% in the last year....

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01st June 2022

Do you have menopause related policies at work?

Napthens LLP Employment Law Specialists

Helena Newberry, Employee Relations Advisor at Napthens on the importance of introducing a workplace menopause now. Recent research has found that...

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01st June 2022

Volunteer or employee – tips to ensure you understand the difference to avoid the pitfalls

Kaine Davey Napthens LLP - Employment Law Adviser

It’s Volunteers Week from 1-7 June. Kaine Davey, Trainee Solicitor at Napthens, explains the importance of having volunteers in care...

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12th May 2022

How to ensure you have a robust absence management policy

Napthens LLP Employment Law Specialists

With many days of work lost through sickness in the social care sector, Helena Newberry, Employee Relations Advisor at Napthens...

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30th March 2022

Case update: Employment Tribunal finds in favour of an employee after he was accused of lying about COVID-19 symptoms

Napthens LLP Employment Law Specialists

Watford Employment Tribunal has found that a care home breached the implied terms of trust and confidence when a manager,...

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24th March 2021

10 Common Employment Law Questions

Napthens LLP Employment Law Specialists

Employment law specialist, Napthens has shared with us the 10 most common employment law questions they often come across. Did...

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14th October 2020

Essential care sector update on National Minimum wage compliance (Last update: 14.10.20)

Royds Withy King

Download the factsheet here on the recent court rulings on compliance with the National Minimum Wage for care providers. Download Now Alternatively,...

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23rd September 2020

Employment Tribunal Landmark Decision – Gender reassignment discrimination

Napthens LLP Employment Law Specialists

On 14 September 2020, an Employment Tribunal passed a landmark ruling in the case of Ms Rose Taylor v Jaguar...

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13th March 2020

Statutory Sick Pay and Coronavirus – What does it mean?

Napthens LLP Employment Law Specialists

Following on from the Chancellor’s Budget announcements on 11th March 2020, it has been decided that the government will provide...

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02nd March 2020

Changes to National Minimum Wage – DBEIS

Napthens LLP Employment Law Specialists

Changes to National Minimum Wage following the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Consultation The DBEIS recently concluded its consultation...

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