Latest Content and Recent Updates
New content and changes due to updates or changes in employment law are listed below. Some updates are available to Regular members and others restricted to Premium members. View membership options to YourHR.guide.
New content added to the site:
22/03/2022 - Additional guidance explaining contract clauses.
17/02/22 - New guidance on Family Friendly - Statutory Pay.
11/01/22 - New guidance on Additional Bank Holidays.
30/11/21 - New Social Events Policy.
16/11/20 - New Menopause Policy.
20/10/2021 - New guidance on Questions to Ask at a Grievance Meeting.
01/10/21 - Furlough guidance and template letters REMOVED (due to the end of Furlough).
20/09/21 - New guidance on Questions to Ask at the Beginning of Every Disciplinary Meeting.
20/09/21 - New Script - Disciplinary Meeting Agenda template.
24/08/21 - New case study on job descriptions.
24/08/21 - New case study on pregnancy and maternity
24/08/21 - New pregnancy risk assessment - office.
19/07/2021- New form regarding repayment of immigration fees.
19/07/2021-New guidance on employing foreign nationals and sponsorship.
23/06/2021- New guidance on Payroll, Payslips and Pensions. All available from the Employment Facts section.
23/06/2021- New guidance on employing your first person.
24/05/2021- Travel Policy (pool car or use of own car) .
24/05/2021- Company Car Policy .
11/05/2021- Workers Agreement . An agreement that can be used for Workers covering S1 ERA requirements.
11/05/2021- Retracting Redundancy Notice. Guidance on withdrawing redundancy notice.
26/04/2021- Calculating the minimum wage. Guidance on what can and cannot be included and the reference period.
05/04/2021- Form - Calculating Redundancies. A form to collect all the information needed to calculate redundancies.
05/04/2021- Reasonable Adjustments - Guidance on making reasonable adjustments.
04/03/2021- Paying for Training and Training Deductions - Guidance regarding paying for training.
01/02/2021- Furlough letter / agreement - Flex furlough letter.
01/02/2021- Return from furlough letter / agreement - Return from furlough letter.
16/01/2021- Retracting Notice - Can an employee retract their notice once given?
Updates to existing content
15/08/2022 - The following templates have been updated:
- Policy - HR Data Protection
- Policy - Data Retention - Employee Data
- Policy - Job Applicant Privacy Notice
- Letter - Response to Subject Access
25/07/2022 - All contract templates have been updated following changes to who is able to legally certify and issue fit notes.
23/06/2022 - The following templates have been updated:
- Policy - Absence & Payments
- Policy - Absence Notification & Certification
- Form - Self Certification
- Form - Return to Work Interview
- Letter - Confirming End of Company Sick Pay (reverting to SSP)
- Letter - Confirming Payment of Sick Pay (reverting to SSP)
- Letter - Phased Return and Adjustment to Salary
31/03/2022 - All contract templates have been updated following changes to Eligibility to Work in the UK guidance.
02/03/2022 - Compensation Rates
02/03/2022 - Other Payments
02/03/2022 - Redundancy Pay
22/02/2022 - Update to Eligibility to Work in the UK guidance.
17/02/2022 - Update to Maternity Leave information.
17/02/2022 - Update to Adoption Leave information.
17/02/2022 - Update to Paternity Leave information.
17/02/2022 - Update to Summary of Family Friendly Rights - now includes link to government calculator.
26/11/2021 - Update to Upcoming Changes information.
16/11/2021 - Update to Minimum Wage guidance, including rates from 1st April 2022.
03/08/2021 - All contract templates have been updated following changes to Eligibility to Work in the UK guidance.
24/06/2021 - Update to Eligibility to Work in the UK guidance.
22///06/2021 - Update to COVID-19 & Eligibility to work in the UK. Government update guidance
26/04/2021 - Update to COVID-19 & Eligibility to work in the UK. Government update guidance
15/03/2021 - New rates for 'a weeks pay' for redundancy purposes
04/03/2021 - Update to Furlough leave following the budget and extension of furlough to September 2021
01/03/2021 - New National Minimum Wage Rates
01/03/2021 - New rates for SSP, SMP, etc
01/04/2000 - Legal Requirements and Written Statement of Terms