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Can you be dismissed for not wearing a face mask whilst working?

Can you be dismissed for not wearing a face mask whilst working?

You can be dismissed for not wearing a face mask whilst working. This is subject to the company policies and procedures for Human Resources / HR, and Health and Safety as noted in Kubilius v Kent Foods Ltd ET/3201960/2020. Are you compliant? Check with ELHR- we provide a HR audit & health check.

Can an Employment Tribunal be a Court?

Can an Employment Tribunal be a Court?

Exploring circumstances where an ET has the same jurisdiction as a Court. As noted in the case Irwell Insurance Company Ltd v Watson and others [2021] EWCA Civ 117

JSS originally replacing CJRS currently on hold!

JSS originally replacing CJRS currently on hold!

  The Government is withdrawing the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme - CJRS as of 31st October, 2020 & it's being replaced by the Job Support Scheme valid for 6 months. How will it help employers & what does it entail?The Government is offering support to...

Are you prepared for a Pandemic Second Wave?

Are you prepared for a Pandemic Second Wave?

  Employers have been on a steep learning curve through the challenges 2020 has presented. Looking after our emotional wellbeing in our personal lives, while being responsible for employee’s wellbeing has been a huge responsibility that has been magnified through...

Working from Home; Advice for workers adapting to a new normal

Working from Home; Advice for workers adapting to a new normal

  Adapting our working environments is essential during the outbreak of Covid 19.  Essential for keeping us all safe in terms of physical, mental and economic health. Many businesses may find adaptions come easily and question themselves ‘Why didn’t we do this...

Mental Health and the Workplace; Conflict Resolution

Mental Health and the Workplace; Conflict Resolution

   Happy workers make better workers.  Feeling valued supports motivation and working within a workplace culture that nurtures our talents and support us to develop is the ultimate goal for any employee.   Unhealthy workplaces are too common. Unfair...