Termination: Probationary periods – why bother?

A probationary period can give both the employee and employer the opportunity to assess whether they are a good fit for each other. If however, there is some doubt about the employee’s suitability, or it becomes clear that they do not have the skills required to undertake the role to the required level you may be considering dismissing an employee during their probationary period. Read more…

Make the most of the Brexit implementation period

Now that the UK has left the EU, we have entered an implementation period that will last the rest of 2020, during which the UK’s future relationship with the EU will be agreed, giving businesses the chance to prepare for the UK’s new trading arrangements. While much of the detail is still to be decided, we do know that businesses trading with the EU will Read more…