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28th April 2011

We have noted a marked increase in the number of visitors on our blog regarding whether to grant and pay for a day off on the 29 April 2011. The answer will be found in your contract of employment and so is the answer to many employment law queries. As the occasion puts us in […]

Taking a sickie: how will you deal with weddingitis?

14th April 2011

With the Royal wedding looming, our thoughts turned to those employees who are not getting the day off and just how many of them might suffer from a sudden stomach bug or bad cold. Short-term sickness absence can cost a business a lot of lost time and money, particularly if you pay full salary for […]

Bank holiday on 29th April 2011: are you prepared?

26th November 2010

The wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton on 29 April 2011 will be marked by a public holiday across the UK. What should you do about it? A bit of history first: when the right to holiday pay was introduced by the Working Time Regulations in 1998, it mirrored the EU Working Time Directive […]