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Tackling employee sickness absence this winter
News – The Carer
19 Nov 2020
Scotland | How will a Level 4 lockdown impact employers?
Blog
18 Nov 2020
Culina Group – Customer Story
Customer Story – PDF
Redundancy consultation | When and how?
Blog
16 Nov 2020
voluntary overtime pay
The ‘cost plus’ rule | Can employers discriminate to save on cost?
Blog
13 Nov 2020
RIDDOR Checklist
Checklist
Time to review risk
News – P3pharmacy
10 Nov 2020
Are you in a redundancy situation?
Blog
10 Nov 2020
MATs and Academies Employment Law and Health & Safety Brochure
Brochure
HSE injury and ill-health statistics 2020 | Some improvements but challenges remain
Blog
06 Nov 2020
How should HR react to the furlough extension?
News – People Management
06 Nov 2020
Protecting Employees Who Visit Other Locations
Guide
Homeworking Checklist and DSE Risk Assessment
Template
Protecting employees on client sites
Blog
04 Nov 2020
The importance of compassionate leadership in 2020
Blog
04 Nov 2020
Can parents attend work if their child is sent home?
News – People Management
03 Nov 2020
James Tamm
A guide to the extended furlough scheme
News – HR Wire
03 Nov 2020
BIRA – Working in Partnership
Partner Story – Video
sickness absence at record low
Guide to Managing Sickness
Guide
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Health & Safety Culture Survey
Brochure
COSHH Risk Assessment
Guide
Health & Safety Course Prospectus
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E learning Health & Safety Courses
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E-Learning Course 2020 Brochure
Brochure
What Primary Authority Means For You
Brochure
Ellis Whittam Acquired by Marlowe Plc
News – Press Release
29 Oct 2020
Pure Gym – Customer Story
Customer Story – Video
Catalyst Choices – Customer Story
Customer Story – Video
Culina Group – Customer Story
Customer Story – Video
Bluestone Resorts – Customer Story
Customer Story – Video
Bluestone Resorts – Customer Story
Customer Story – PDF
Choice Care – Customer Story
Customer Story – PDF
BeaverFit – Customer Story
Customer Story – Video
The Works Customer Story
Customer Story – PDF
The Works – Customer Story
Customer Story – Video
Redundancy Resource Pack
Guide
Redundancy Checklist
Checklist
Guide to Misconduct and Diciplinary
Guide
Guide to Settlement Agreements
Guide
Guide to Maternity Pay
Guide
Guide to Zero Hours Contract
Guide
Guide to Handbooks and Policies
Guide
Guide to Flexible Working
Guide
Guide to Employment Tribunals
Guide
Guide to Contracts of Employment
Guide
Guide to Annual Leave and Pay
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Get clear on staff restructuring and the law
News – Supply Management
21 Oct 2020
COVID-19: Managing and supporting your school’s staff
News – SecEd
21 Oct 2020
How employers can prepare for the firebreak lockdown
News – Business News Wales
21 Oct 2020
Could Germany’s fresh air approach help UK workplaces fight COVID-19?
Blog
19 Oct 2020
Performance management in the virtual workplace | 3 tips for managers
Blog
16 Oct 2020
Ellis Whittam recognised as leading firm by The Legal 500
News
16 Oct 2020
Coronavirus restrictions | How the tier system impacts work & HR
News – HR Grapevine
13 Oct 2020
Employment law SOS
News – Manufacturing Management
13 Oct 2020
Preparing for a second wave | What employers can do now
Blog
12 Oct 2020
The Job Support Scheme | How it works (and why it might not)
Blog
06 Oct 2020
Schools and self-isolation | Can parents attend work if their child is sent home due to COVID-19?
Blog
02 Oct 2020
Covid employment advice service set up by Propertymark
News – Estate Agent Today 02 Oct 2020
How can companies survive COVID-19?
News – Lawyer Monthly
01 Oct 2020
COVID-19 sickness and self-isolation | When do employees qualify for SSP?
Blog
29 Sep 2020
How will the Job Support Scheme actually work?
News – People Management
25 Sep 2020
An initial guide to the new Job Support Scheme
News – HR News
25 Sep 2020
New Job Support Scheme | A statement from James Tamm
Blog
24 Sep 2020
Handling redundancy: a checklist to help startups
News – Startups Magazine
20 Sep 2020
Health and safety for office workers | Practical steps for employers
Blog
18 Sep 2020
Workplace inspections | HSE fines government department over poor social distancing
Blog
18 Sep 2020
Surviving on SSP | Government urged to fix “gaping hole” in regulations
Blog
15 Sep 2020
COVID-19 rule change | How does the six-person limit impact businesses?
Blog
10 Sep 2020
Overlooking ‘basic’ risks | 5 recent health and safety fines NOT related to COVID-19
Blog
09 Sep 2020
Safely reopening your school | 5 lessons we can learn from Europe
Blog
04 Sep 2020
Remote redundancy | Is consultation via Zoom, email or phone legal?
Blog
01 Sep 2020
Protecting pregnant employees on a return to work
Blog
27 Aug 2020
Safely reopening your school | 3 pieces of advice from our Health & Safety specialists
Blog
24 Aug 2020
5 HR tips | Supporting staff through redundancy
Blog
21 Aug 2020
Dealing with staff absence on reopening your school
Blog
19 Aug 2020
The role of health and safety training and its importance during COVID-19
Blog
14 Aug 2020
The contentious issue of face coverings | Are they needed in the workplace?
Blog
12 Aug 2020
What you need to know about probationary periods
Blog
10 Aug 2020
Don’t forget the basics | 7 areas of workplace safety that must not be overlooked during COVID-19
Blog
08 Aug 2020
Becoming COVID-secure | 10 tips for creating a safe workplace post-lockdown
Blog
03 Aug 2020
How to fairly select employees for redundancy
Blog
31 Jul 2020
Retailer’s guide | Handling redundancies
blog
30 Jul 2018
How to manage employees in post-travel quarantine
Blog
30 Jul 2020
Employment tribunal compensation
Employment Tribunal survey suggests costlier, more complex claims
Blog
27 Jul 2020
COVID-19 | Time to review your risk assessments?
Blog
22 Jul 2020
HSE inspections | How to prepare your workplace for COVID-19 spot checks
Blog
16 Jul 2020
HSE statistics for 2019/20 show fewest work-related fatalities on record
Blog
14 Jul 2020
Supporting mental health on a return to the workplace
Blog
13 Jul 2020
The end of shielding | Can I ask high-risk employees to return to work?
Blog
12 Jul 2020
Symptomatic, shielding or concerned about safety | Who should be at work?
Blog
03 Jul 2020
Dismissed for conduct outside of work | What employers can learn from the ‘White Lives Matter’ incident
Blog
01 Jul 2020
Controlling COVID risk | How to safely reopen your business
Blog
30 Jun 2020
How to prevent unconscious bias when recruiting
Blog
24 Jun 2020
Flexible furlough guidance published | 7 key points for employers
Blog
18 Jun 2020
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Redundancy | Can you ask employees to INTERVIEW for their role?
Blog
11 Jun 2020
Panic at the posts | How schools can address parents safety concerns
Blog
08 Jun 2020
Flexible furlough | How the Job Retention Scheme will change from July
Blog
03 Jun 2020
New “Test and Trace” service could leave employers without staff for 14 days
Blog
29 May 2020
Furlough | Second Treasury Direction sheds light on Job Retention Scheme rules
Blog
28 May 2020
making someone redundant
Redundancy | How to do it properly
Blog
20 May 2020
Care homes | Where you stand with your staff during COVID-19
Blog
18 May 2020
The end of the Job Retention Scheme | What happens once furlough ends?
Blog
11 May 2020
Furlough v redundancy | Can employers make job cuts while funding is available?
Blog
07 May 2020
TUC demands tough new safety measures before lockdown lifts
Blog
06 May 2020
Humiliated bank worker receives largest ever disability discrimination payout
Blog
01 May 2020
Sickness and Absence – Frequently Asked Questions
Blog
30 Apr 2020
COVID-19 | Practising good workplace hygiene
Blog
30 Apr 2020
Holidays & Annual Leave | Frequently Asked Questions
Blog
30 Apr 2020
Sickness Absence | Frequently Asked Questions
Blog
30 Apr 2020
Furlough | Do you need employees’ consent?
Blog
28 Apr 2020
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Supporting employees during Ramadan
Blog
27 Apr 2020
COVID-19 | Health and safety measures for Care sector leaders
Blog
23 Apr 2020
Government guidance v Treasury Direction | 5 new truths about furlough
Blog
21 Apr 2020
Fee for Intervention FAQ
Blog
20 Apr 2020
withdrawing a job offer
Can you withdraw the job offer?
Blog
15 Apr 2020
Furlough | 6 things confirmed in the government’s updated guidance
Blog
09 Apr 2020
COVID-19 school closures | Exploring employers’ options
Blog
07 Apr 2020
HSE, TUC and CBI issue joint statement on coronavirus
Blog
07 Apr 2020
Can I refuse or cancel an employees’ holiday?
Blog
02 Apr 2020
COVID-19 | 2 important changes to employment law
Blog
02 Apr 2020
Redundancy – FAQs
Blog
01 Apr 2020
Furlough | Frequently Asked Questions
Blog
01 Apr 2020
Redundancy | Frequently Asked Questions
Blog
01 Apr 2020
Health and safety for homeworkers | Duties, risks and practical tips
Blog
31 Mar 2020
Health and safety fines | 5 times employers fell short in March 2020
Blog
30 Mar 2020
Homeworking | 5 ways to support staff from a distance
Blog
26 Mar 2020
Laying off staff due to coronavirus | What employers need to know
Blog
20 Mar 2020
Slips, suffocation and dangerous substances | February’s top health and safety fines
Blog
12 Mar 2020
Coronavirus | Statutory sick pay (SSP) FAQs
Blog
11 Mar 2020
Should employers be concerned by unpaid overtime shaming?
Blog
10 Mar 2020
International Women’s Day | How greater gender balance enables businesses
Blog
06 Mar 2020
Contracts, Handbooks & the Good Work Plan
Webinar
05 Mar 2020
Why are employers losing the battle against bullying?
Blog
05 Mar 2020
Coronavirus | Employment and health and safety FAQs
Blog
04 Mar 2020
Working with hazardous substances | What employers need to know about COSHH
Blog
03 Mar 2020
Electrical safety | A brief guide for employers
Blog
28 Feb 2020
‘Some other substantial reason’ | Can employers dismiss over criminal activity?
Blog
27 Feb 2020
3 health and safety disasters that cost employers thousands
Blog
27 Feb 2020
Immigration overhaul | Details of points-based system revealed
Blog
21 Feb 2020
Health & Safety Mock HSE Trial
Video
20 Feb 2020
Supporting vegan employees | Practical tips and legal considerations
Blog
19 Feb 2020
Emergency arrangements | Planning for fire and other major safety incidents
Blog
18 Feb 2020
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What to include in a Health & Safety Policy
Blog
17 Feb 2020
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Health and safety competent person FAQs
Blog
17 Feb 2020
I quit! Are heat of the moment dismissals binding?
Blog
14 Feb 2020
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Employer beware | 5 gross misconduct myths that could land you in legal trouble
Blog
14 Feb 2020
New year, new fines | January’s top 5 health and safety penalties
Blog
10 Feb 2020
Court rules disability must be established at the time of “discriminatory” acts
Blog
10 Feb 2020
Health & Safety Mock Trial | How minor hazards can result in major penalties
Blog
06 Feb 2020
Warehouse safety | 8 practical ways to reduce risk
Blog
06 Feb 2020
EU workers after Brexit | What should employers do now?
Blog
04 Feb 2020
Detached, exhausted and dreading work | Tackling the phenomenon of employee burnout
Blog
03 Feb 2020
Blue tape | Has health and safety gone too far?
Blog
01 Feb 2020
Managing employees | Are you approaching conflict wrong?
Blog
27 Jan 2020
Fake news? | 5 common health and safety myths busted
Blog
24 Jan 2020
Government confirms statutory bereavement leave for parents from April 2020
Blog
23 Jan 2020
A Day in the Life of an EW Health & Safety Consultant
Video
22 Jan 2019
SCHOOLS | 8 ways to keep your classrooms health and safety compliant
Blog
22 Jan 2020
Direct discrimination | What employers need to know
Blog
21 Jan 2020
Top 5 health and safety fines | December 2019
Blog
19 Jan 2020
What women want | Employee told to “act gay” to sell handbags brings harassment claim
Blog
17 Jan 2020
Unhappy birthday | Employee brings age discrimination claim over humiliating 50th remark
Blog
16 Jan 2020
Health and safety on school trips | 2020 guide for schools
Blog
15 Jan 2020
Driving for work | Road safety charity calls on employers to take urgent action
Blog
13 Jan 2020
National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage 2020 | Updated rates explained
Blog
10 Jan 2020
Employee retention | How to combat the New Year recruitment crisis and hold on to staff in 2020
Blog
08 Jan 2020
New Employment Bill | What does the new decade have in store for employment law?
Blog
08 Jan 2020
Good Work Plan latest | Employment Law changes for your 2020 calendar
Blog
07 Jan 2020
8 New Year’s health and safety resolutions your business should consider
Blog
06 Jan 2020
Philosophical belief discrimination? | Employee dismissed over transphobic views
Blog
01 Jan 2020
Why a focus on behavioural safety may prove more effective than physical controls
Blog
19 Dec 2020
Musculoskeletal disorders | What are they and how can employers prevent them?
Blog
09 Dec 2019
how to identify stress burnout
Managing work-related stress | How employers can meet their duty of care
Blog
01 Nov 2019
Health & Safety for General Practices & Independent Pharmacies
Webinar
07 Oct 2019
Justifying Discrimination
Webinar
27 Sep 2019
Keeping pupils safe | Fire safety guide for schools
Blog
13 Sep 2019
Health and safety induction training | What to include and 10 top tips for employers
Blog
16 Aug 2019
The dangers of treating maternity-related sickness absence like other illness
Blog
09 Aug 2019
Holiday & Abscence
Webinar
09 Aug 2019
Workplace fire safety | 8 essential to-dos for employers
Blog
15 Aug 2019
Manufacturing & HSE Intervention
Webinar
31 July 2019
6-STEP GUIDE | How to conduct a fair and legal disciplinary procedure
Blog
29 Oct 2020
6-STEP GUIDE | How to expertly handle workplace grievances
Blog
18 Jul 2019
Misconduct & Discipline
Webinar
18 July 2019
Work-related stress | HSE strategy fails to secure improvements
Blog
04 Jul 2019
HSE enforcement notices | What they are and how to handle them
Blog
19 Jun 2019
Complying with Health and Safety Law in Education
Video
17 Jun 2019
Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 | A guide for employers
Blog
05 Jun 2019
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Redundancy | How to do it properly
Blog
22 May 2019
banter in workplace
How to keep health and safety interesting in the workplace
Blog
22 May 2019
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Why ignoring mental health is bad for business (and what you can do about it)
Blog
14 May 2019
What is RIDDOR?
Blog
01 May 2019
fire door safety
FAQ | Fire safety for employers
Blog
19 Apr 2019
reasonably practicable health and safety
What does ‘reasonably practicable’ mean?
Blog
22 Mar 2019
Stress in education | What can be done?
Blog
27 Sep 2018
Stress | What can an employer do?
Blog
13 Sep 2018
Managing Sickness During Flu Season
Blog
12 Sep 2019
Guide to Fair and Unfair Dismissal
Video
28 Aug 2018
8 Key Strategies to Avoid Redundancy
Blog
24 Aug 2018
Magistrates Court
Employment Tribunals | Everything an employer needs to know
Blog
18 Jun 2018
No Show to Disciplinary meetings
Blog
07 Jun 2018
Dealing With Short Term Absences in Manufacturing
Blog
28 Mar 2018
Tackling Sickness Absences in the Care Sector
Blog
19 Mar 2018
Redundancy Pay
Blog
07 Feb 2018
What to do if an Employee Withdraws a Grievance
Blog
07 Nov 2017
How to Use a Settlement Agreement During the Redundancy Process
Blog
30 Oct 2017
3 Reasons for a Disciplinary Procedure
Blog
13 Oct 2017
10 Things Employers Must Know About Grievances
Blog
12 May 2017
How to Identify Work Related Stress
Blog
13 Apr 2017
Redundancy | Giving staff paid time off to job hunt
Blog
17 Mar 2017
Put a Stop to Fake Sickness Absences
Blog
28 Nov 2016
Dealing with Grievances the Right Way
Blog
07 Nov 2016