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How to Support a Pregnant Employee at Work

November 17th, 2016|

Are you properly supporting pregnant employees or those on maternity leave? Here are some steps for employers to be aware of: 1. Make employees aware of their rights. As an absolute minimum, employees should be [...]

The Apprenticeship Levy — Are You Ready?

November 17th, 2016|

The apprenticeship levy is a levy on UK employers to fund the costs of apprenticeship training and assessment. The levy will be set at 0.5% of an employer's pay- bill (the paybill is the employer's [...]

Is It Unlawful To Ban An Employee From Wearing A Hijab?

November 17th, 2016|

Yes, advises the CJEU's Advocate General in the French case of Bougnaoui v Micropole SA. Ms Bougnaoui was employed by Micropole SA as a design engineer. She was a practising Muslim and wore an Islamic [...]

How Can Small Business Owners Improve Staff Wellbeing At Work?

November 17th, 2016|

Cut Down on stress. Around 10 million working days a year are lost to stress, according to the Health and Safety Executive. This may not always be due to work pressures, but creating a culture [...]

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