The government’s statutory sick pay scheme will be phased in over a four-year period, starting with three days per year in 2022, rising to five days payable in 2023- and seven-days payable in 2024. Employers will eventually cover the cost of 10 sick days per year in 2025.
Be aware and make appropriate adjustments to your leave policies reflecting the amendments in parents leave and adoptive leave.
Plan for the new codes of practice and develop appropriate home and remote working policies that will fit into legislative and codes of practice changes coming over the next 12 months or so with regard to remote working, the right for an employee to disconnect and flexible working requests.
NEW CODE of conduct aimed to give workers the right to disconnect has been signed into effect from today.
A NEW CODE of conduct aimed to give workers the right to disconnect has been signed into effect from today.
The code of practice comes into effect immediately and applies to all types of employment, whether you are working remotely or not.
The new code of practice on the right to disconnect from work – covering phone calls, emails and switch-off time – is legally admissible.
Employers will face dilemmas never experienced before as attention turns to the Covid-19 vaccination programme. While widespread vaccination of the workforce might be desirable, it