Ramadan and holiday entitlement

15 April 2020

A number of my employees are practising Muslims. They have complained that they consider themselves to be forced to take time off over Christmas (because we have a one week shut down) and yet they have to use up their holiday entitlement if they want to take time off over Ramadan, which lasts for a month. They believe this amounts to religious discrimination. What can we do?

COVID-19: facemasks

24 March 2020

I have been categorised as a key worker and so am still going to work each day. Should I consider wearing a facemask to protect myself from COVID-19?

Bereavement leave and procedures

27 February 2020

I understand that the new arrangements for notifying an employer of taking bereavement leave and pay are complicated. Can you explain them?