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Get up to date on health and safety posters
February 2014

The 2009 Health and Safety law poster replaces the version published in April 1999 and must be displayed from 5 April 2014. Continue reading...

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Service targets sickness absence
February 2014

Employers will soon be able to refer employees to a new Health and Work Service to help combat workplace sickness absence. Continue reading...

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Hopes high for new guidance
February 2014

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has revised guidance in relation to working at height. Continue reading...

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Acas issues guidance on discrimination Q&As
February 2014

Employment relations body Acas has published new guidance on asking and responding to questions relating to discrimination in the workplace. Continue reading...

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New statutory payment rates confirmed
February 2014

New rates for statutory sick, maternity, paternity and adoption pay have now been confirmed. Employers need to be aware that from 6 April 2014: Continue reading...

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Flexible working rights delayed
February 2014

A measure that would have given all employees the right to request flexible working arrangements from 6 April has been delayed. Continue reading...

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New regime on way for online games
February 2014

The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has given games producers a 1 April deadline to ensure their games do not breach consumer protection law. Continue reading...

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CRAR you ready for rent arrears changes?
February 2014

A significant change to the way that commercial landlords are able to seize a tenant’s goods, to help recover rent arrears, will come into force in less than two months. Continue reading...

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Construction off to flying start in 2014
February 2014

UK construction output and new orders in January grew at their fastest pace in almost seven years, according to a new survey. Continue reading...

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Changes set to remove barriers for ex-offenders
February 2014

Reforms that will cut the amount of time during which offenders need to disclose details of low level convictions will come into effect next month. Continue reading...