Concise summaries of information on employment law related topics relevant to both employers and employees.
These factsheets contain concise summaries of information on employment law related topics. The information is relevant to both employers and employees alike.
Dealing with age discrimination can be a complicated matter, especially when making sure the correct systems and processes are in place to avoid such acts. We consider the issues that may be important to you here. Employers need to ensure they have the appropriate policies and procedures in place to deal with age discrimination and … read more Age discrimination
We consider the implications of the Agency Workers Regulations. Under the Agency Workers, Regulations workers supplied to a company (or to any other entity) by an agency become entitled to receive pay and basic working conditions equivalent to any directly employed employees after a 12 week qualifying period. If you are an employer in the … read more Agency workers regulations
We consider their entitlement and some complications of annual leave, including payment, entitlement and sickness during leave. Workers are entitled to paid annual leave. We consider their entitlement and some complications. If you are an employer in the Essex area we, at SKZ Chartered Certified Accountants, can provide you with assistance or any additional information … read more Annual Leave
We consider the key areas that can be involved in employee dismissal, whether it is looking at statutory procedure, possible unfair dismissal claims or simply the right to dismiss an employee. We highlight the main principles involved in the dismissal of employees including some common mistakes that employers make. If you are an employer in … read more Dismissal Procedures
Guidance to help you make sure that your business is complying with the law when it comes to employing staff to work in the UK. It is a criminal offence to employ anyone who does not have an entitlement to work in the UK. We provide an overview of the documentation required to ensure that … read more Legal working in the UK
We consider how to best manage absence procedures. We consider the main principles of effective absence management. If you are an employer in the Essex area we, at SKZ Chartered Certified Accountants, can provide you with assistance or any additional information required. Recent surveys indicate that the adverse impact of absence on business profitability today … read more Managing Absence
We look at the main principles of the minimum wage regulations, considering the various rates, along with the penalties for failure to comply. We highlight the main principles of the minimum wage regulations including the hourly pay rates together with the penalties for failure to comply. If you are an employer in the Essex area … read more National Minimum Wage
Our suggestions can help you take on better employees by improving your recruitment process and also avoid making mistakes. What are the main principles involved in the recruitment of employees? Our guidance should help you avoid mistakes, as well as ensure that your recruitment process improves and you take on better employees as well. If … read more Recruitment Procedures – Employment Law
Read our Seven sensible steps to follow whilst recruiting, which should help you avoid mistakes. Seven sensible procedures are outlined below which should help you avoid mistakes. If you are an employer in the Essex area we, at SKZ Chartered Certified Accountants, can provide you with assistance or any additional information required. In order to … read more Recruitment procedures – seven steps for good procedures
We outline elements such as the legal procedures to be followed and statutory redundancy pay, along with other key principles concerned with the redundancy of employees. We consider the main principles involved concerning the redundancy of employees including the legal procedures to be followed and statutory redundancy pay. If you are an employer in the … read more Redundancy procedures
We look at an employer's obligations to pay statutory payments and the processes involved. An outline of an employer's obligations to pay statutory payments such as Statutory Sick Pay (SSP), Statutory Maternity Pay (SMP), Statutory Paternity Pay (SPP) and Shared Parental Pay (ShPP). As the scheme payments are statutory, it is important that rules are … read more Statutory sick, maternity and paternity pay