ACAS Opens Consultation on Predictable Working

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ACAS has launched a public consultation on its draft code of practice for responding to requests for predictable work schedules. The draft statutory code outlines the procedures that employers must follow when responding to requests for more consistent working schedules or hours. These procedures include the practical considerations employers should take into account when handling […]

Malingering, Fake Illness & Disciplinaries

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If an employee is genuinely sick or injured, they are entitled to take time off work to recover. If an employer suspects an employee of malingering, and that they may not be genuinely ill or as ill as they claim, the employer can take steps to deal with the concerns. The following guide looks at […]

ETA UK: Electronic Travel Authorisation for Visitors

Under the UK’s Electronic Travel Authorisation (ETA) scheme, certain travellers, including non-visa nationals and Creative Worker visa holders, will have to secure authorisation in advance of coming to the UK. In this guide, we explain what the ETA UK is, who will need an ETA and how to apply. We also look at how much an […]