Knowledge Centre : Employment Law

The Peninsula employment law tool is an A-Z guide to employment law information. You can search for a topic area using the A-Z buttons at the top. The tool contains useful information such as:

advice on key employment law issues relevant acts and regulations tips on how to manage certain employment law issues. 

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24th Jan 2017

Over six months since the majority of the UK voted Leave, where are we now? Employers should be taking their time to ensure signed, dated employment documentation is in place for all current foreign workers. 

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7th Dec 2016

The ‘work’s Christmas do’ can be a great way to boost morale, celebrate a successful year and allow employees to let off some steam. However, the positive message can easily become a negative one if the event isn’t handled correctly by employers.

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23rd Nov 2016

As a business, you’re committed to providing the National Living Wage to all employees over 25, but many employers are finding that signing up to the Living Wage scheme has far-reaching benefits for their company.

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23rd Nov 2016

There are two types of notice which can apply upon a termination of employment – statutory and contractual. Statutory notice is the minimum required by law. You can choose to give notice over and above this amount, but never less than it. Here’s what you need to know to get it right.

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16th Nov 2016

While some employers may provide bereavement leave as part of their company policy, the law currently only offers the right to take the time necessary to deal with the emergency and plan the funeral arrangements.

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16th Nov 2016

This employment law guide explores the basics of employment contracts and handbooks and offers guidance on how to avoid common pitfalls.

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28th Oct 2016

The most significant effects on the UK workforce are likely to be in terms of jobs won or lost. It is estimated that around two million EU Nationals work in the UK.

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13th Oct 2016

A report by accountancy firm Deloitte revealed the news that the gender pay gap would not be eliminated until 2069, so what does this mean?

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4th Oct 2016

Take a look at these key steps by Peninsula to ensure that your disciplinary investigation is conducted correctly.

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14th Sep 2016

You can’t force employees to take annual leave, but a little encouragement can help…

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