Employment Law Guides

Guide to The Hethertons Employment Law Package (HELP!)

Summary:

  • Drafting and updating employment contracts
  • Drafting a staff handbook
  • Social media policies
  • Unlimited access to our telephone HELP!line
  • Health & Safety support
  • Employment Claims insurance
  • Other benefits of HELP!

Guide to family friendly rights and flexible working

Summary:

  • Maternity Leave
  • Maternity Pay
  • Paternity Leave
  • Paternity Pay
  • Adoption Leave
  • Adoption Pay
  • Shared Parental Leave
  • Shared Parental Pay
  • How to handle a request for flexible working

Guide to settlement agreements

Summary:

  • Why use a settlement agreement?
  • What does a settlement agreement include?
  • Legal implications
  • Pre-termination negotiations and ‘improper behaviour’
  • What happens if there is no agreement?

Guide to managing absence

Summary:

  • Employee absence is a significant cost to UK businesses. How much is it costing your business?
  • Keypoints

Guide to retirement

Summary:

  • Keypoints to remember
  • Retiring employees at a set age

Guide to social media policies

Summary:

  • Why is a social media policy important?
  • What does having a policy achieve?
  • What should a policy contain?

Guide to employment status

Summary:

  • Employment status
  • Significance of the distinction
  • How to identify an employee

Guide to disciplinary, grievance and unfair dismissal issues

Summary:

  • Disciplinary issues
  • Grievances
  • Unfair dismissal

Guide to sickness and annual leave

Summary:

  • The effect of sickness on the right to paid annual leave
  • Carrying over annual leave

Guide to redundancy law

Summary:

  • When is there a ‘redundancy’ situation?
  • Redundancy and unfair dismissal
  • Redundancy payments and notice