How to Protect Your Team and Your Business From COVID-19

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The new coronavirus, COVID-19 has been spreading around the world, with cases and deaths reported in an ever-growing number of countries. As governments put in place measures to control its spread, many businesses are feeling the squeeze. Advice for employers has been issued by governments around the world, including the UK, Australia, and Canada. Beyond […]

Can you carry over leave for an employee?

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It is possible to carry over leave for an employee who has not taken it, but what are the rules, and how do you do it? There are many good reasons, as we’ve talked about on this blog before, for encouraging staff to use up their holiday entitlement before the end of your annual leave […]

Zero Hours Contracts – Recent News

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Zero hours, but still a contract

Zero hours contracts have been around for many years, and have been a source of controversy for just as long. What are they, what are the controversies, and how are they changing? What Are They? Zero hours contracts are based on flexibility. They establish a contract of employment between the company and the worker, guaranteeing […]

GDPR is Coming in May – Do you have consent?

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GDPR Consent - A guide by LeaveWizard

The European Union’s wide ranging new data protection rules, the General Data Protection Regulation is coming. It is currently being passed into national law by the EU’s 28 member state governments and comes into force on 25th May. In part 3 of our series on GDPR we look at consent, and the other legal reasons […]

GDPR – Are You Secure by Design?

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The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect on May 25th. These apply to any organisation that holds data on EU citizens. In Part One of our guide to GDPR we told you to calm down, and suggested that you take a look at what you need to do to comply with […]

GDPR is Coming in May – Does it Affect You?

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On 25 May a major shakeup is happening in European data protection rules. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force, replacing the current directive which dates back to the nineties, and will be passed into the laws of EU member states. The whole business community seems to be talking about GDPR, not […]