Changes in Employment Law in 2022 - What About Our Employment Contracts?

Posted in : Reddy Made Contracts on 8 February 2022
Siobhán Lafferty
Reddy Charlton LLP
Issues covered: Contracts of Employment; Sick Pay; Right to Request Remote Working; Age of Retirement

2022 has certainly started with a bang from an employment law perspective, but many employers are now asking themselves what impact those changes have from the perspective of employment contracts and employee handbooks.  We look at issues to look out for in 2022 below.

Returning to the Workplace and the Right to Request Remote Working

Much to the surprise of many, there was a fairly swift rolling back of restrictions by the Government.  As such, on 21 January 2022, it was announced that a return to physical attendance in workplaces could commence on a phased basis. This Transitional Protocol replaced the most recent Work Safety Protocol and the changes included:

  • The removal of

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Siobhán Lafferty
Reddy Charlton LLP

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