Article Tag: Employment Rights Act 1996

Can Employees Refuse to Attend Work if Concerned about COVID-19?

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Can employees refuse to attend work due to concerns about contracting COVID-19? If the employee  does not have any health conditions that puts them at a higher risk to contracting the virus, and their refusal to attend work fails to conform with Government guidance, then it could be argued that the employee is failing to… Read more »

The Children and Families Act 2014

On 13 March 2014 the Children and Families Act 2014 received royal assent and will introduce a number of changes this year for working parents. The changes The right to request flexible working From 30 June 2014, the right to request flexible working will be extended to all employees. Currently the right to request flexible… Read more »