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April 2022 changes

Just a reminder of the things that are changing in April 2022: Changes to National Minimum Wage From 1 April 2022, the following changes take effect for those: Aged 23 and over the NLW increases from £8.91 to £9.50 per hour Aged 21 to 22 the NMW increases from £8.36...

Updated Covid-19 Guidance – 1st April 2022

Further guidance has been released today for people with symptoms of a respiratory infection including Covid-19 and for workplaces. To summarise the Guidance for people with symptoms of a respiratory infection including Covid-19 is: If you have symptoms of a...

Changes to Right to Work checks April 2022

The Government has announced some changes to the Right to Work guidance checks from 6 April 2022 that must be completed when an individual is offered a job role and prior to them starting if they hold a biometric residence card (BRC), biometric residence permit (BRP)...

Living with Covid-19

The living with Covid-19 response has today been announced. To confirm: From 24 February 2022 the Government will: Remove the legal requirement to self-isolate following a positive test. Adults and children who test positive will continue to be advised to stay at home...

High levels of short term sickness

You have an employee who often calls in sick for short absences, it is happening quite frequently, and other team members are starting to comment.  Does this sound familiar? What can you do? Firstly, check your absence policy.  If you don’t have one it doesn’t matter...

Snow – have you got an adverse weather policy?

We haven’t had snow for quite some time down South, but I keep hearing the possibility of snow being mentioned (if you believe the weather forecast!).  Lovely if you can just look at it from your window, work from home and don’t need to travel anywhere but what about...