Welcome to October’s Workplace Law. This month we have a video on an important case about claims for past underpayment of holiday pay and a selection of articles on topics including recent changes to holiday pay, how to lawfully monitor employees at work and guidance for employers on the new fit note.
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New guidance issued on monitoring employees at work
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has recently published its guidance on lawfully monitoring workers. Ashley Matthews explains the steps that employers should take if they are looking to monitor workers.
Getting the most out of the fit note: Guidance for employers
The Department for Work and Pensions has recently published updated guidance for employers and line-managers on ‘getting the most out of the fit note’. Nick Hobden considers the changes and provides a list of key things to remember regarding fit notes.
ACAS launches its ‘flex at work’ campaign ahead of changes to flexible working
ACAS has launched its ‘flex at work’ campaign, aimed at supporting employers and employees to navigate the new legislation concerning flexible working. Jessica Wells outlines the key elements of the guidance in her article.
Got a small business or work in one? Here’s all your questions on employment law answered
Ben Stepney recently sat down with Muddy Stilettos answering questions on how to take the stress out of employment law issues.