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Declaration of convictions’ time reduced

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From 28 October 2023, the rules surrounding the amount of time that individuals, over the age of 18, have to declare their convictions to their employer changed.

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Law change means new legal duty on sexual harassment for employers

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Employers will have to take “reasonable steps” to prevent sexual harassment of their employees in the course of their employment, following Government-approved changes to the Equality Act 2010.

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Tips for managing long-term sickness absence

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The Office for National Statistics latest figures showed a record high of more than 2.5 million people being economically inactive due long-term sickness.

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Annual Employment Tribunal limit increase 2023

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From the 6 April 2023 certain awards in the employment tribunal will increase which are based on the September 2022 which increased by 12.6% from the previous year

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Are employees entitled to the additional bank holiday for the King’s Coronation?

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Nazia Kausar, solicitor in Wake Smith’s employment law team, answers some frequently asked questions around Bank Holiday entitlement.

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Employment law update Sept 2023 – three family friendly law reforms

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Wake Smith’s employment team looks at three family friendly law reforms

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Vento Bands Update 2023

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The Vento bands are awarded by the Employment Tribunals of England, Wales and Scotland and set out clear guidelines for the amount of compensation to be awarded for injury to feelings in discrimination claims brought. Nazia Kausar, solicitor in the employment team at Wake Smith Solicitors, looks at the new ratings.

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