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New Job Support Scheme - Key Points

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 25/09/2020 The Government introduced the New Job Support Scheme (JSS) yesterday to support viable jobs in businesses which are facing lower demand over the winter months due to COVID-19 after the closure of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) on 31 October 2020. The JSS will open on 1 November 2020...
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Disregarding Covid Related Absences

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 23/09/2020 Louise: So moving into then absence management. As I said, I think there's a policy decision to be had by management as to whether when it comes to either looking at short-term absence or long-term absence, we do have two options. Option one is simply disregarding COVID-related absences....
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Sickness and Absence
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Absence Management Procedures During Covid

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 23/09/2020 How do I handle absence management procedures during Covid? Louise: Having a look then in terms of absence management, I suppose absence management has not necessarily been at the top of our agenda over the last number of weeks, but there's absolutely no doubt that when things start to ev...
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Sickness and Absence
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Stress Risk Assessments

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 23/09/2020 Does Dr McCrea have any specific advice on conducting stress risk assessments at this time? These are being conducted due to mental health concerns. Transcript Dr McCrea: The stress risk assessment as an assessment is a very nebulous and intangible concept I have to say and increasingly I ...
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Sickness and Absence
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OH Reports

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 23/09/2020 One issue that keeps cropping up for us is the question confidentiality and the sharing of occupational health reports by our in-house occupational health advisors of the organisation. Currently, OH will not release an OH report to the organisation without the consent of the employee. Where the con...
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Sickness and Absence
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Confidentiality and Consent of OH Reports

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 23/09/2020 What happens if only one member of an organisation receives the report, yet others need to see it? Transcript I think it's very important that we operate on the principle of informed consent. So if the employee knows who you're going to send the report and what you're going to do with it a...
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Sickness and Absence
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OH Referrals during Covid-19

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 23/09/2020 As most organisations are no longer doing face-to-face medicals or face-to-face referrals, how can we get information? Transcript Actually, I'm incredibly busy doing remote consultations by video and telephone, and they are hugely successful. In the four weeks since lockdown began, my co...
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Sickness and Absence
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Data Protection Update

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 10/09/2020 In this webinar recording, Anna Flanagan, Senior Associate at Pinsent Masons joined us to discuss the following topics: Update from Regulators and enforcement action during/after the pandemic Working from home: risks associated with employee behaviour, employee monitoring, managing supplier contra...
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Redundancy - 10 Considerations for a Fair Process

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 09/09/2020 Ciara Fulton, Jones Cassidy Brett Solicitors, outlines 10 key considerations that employers should take into account to ensure their redundancy process is fair and reasonable. Click here to view the article [PDF]
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In Brief – A Roundup of Recent Redundancy Resources

Posted in: Supplementary Articles NI on 04/09/2020 An unfortunate consequence of the Covid-19 pandemic has been a sharp decline in output for many business and sectors resulting in inevitable redundancies. In this month’s In Brief article we outline some of the very helpful articles and resources on redundancy to help navigate this minefield. Re...
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Redundancy and Reorganisation