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How can employers support Ukrainian refugees, and what considerations must they make?

26/05/2022

Home Office data suggests more than 53,000 Ukrainian refugees have already travelled to the UK under family and sponsorship schemes. There have been......

Supporting employees impacted by events in Ukraine

04/03/2022

Staff in many businesses may have links to countries involved in the ongoing events in Ukraine, including family or friends living in the affected reg......

The Government’s plan for living with Coronavirus – what does it mean for employers?

01/03/2022

On 21 February 2022, the Government announced its’ plan for living with Coronavirus in the weeks and months to come.   Among several k......

Is menopause the next protected characteristic?

14/02/2022

There are currently nine protected characteristics under the Equality Act. Discrimination that happens because of one or more of them is unlawful unde......

Ashtons HR Training

26/01/2018

We offer practical and engaging in-house employment law and HR training courses for managers of staff at all levels.

When does an employer have knowledge of an employee’s disability under the Equality Act 2010?

20/02/2019

This was the question addressed by the Employment Appeal Tribunal in the recent case of Lamb v The Garrard Academy. An individual is considered disabl......

Case Study - Sickness absence management

08/12/2017

The management of sickness absence can be one of the most time-consuming aspects of people management. One of our clients had an issue with an employe......

Case Study - TUPE advice and redundancy consultation

08/12/2017

With a TUPE specialist in the Ashtons HR Consulting team, we tend to get involved in a number of these technically complex legal projects. In one re......

Case Study - Employee Investigations

08/12/2017

Sometimes a client will request our support as an independent investigator into either disciplinary or grievance issues. This can be helpful where the......

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