Policy Update: New Legal Expenses Insurer – ARAG

We are pleased to announce that we have selected leading legal expenses provider ARAG to supply quality commercial legal protection for our customers.  The new cover will apply to all policies incepted or renewed from 1 January 2019. This section of our policy provides cover for: Employment disputes & compensation awards Legal defence for criminal…

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HR Case Confidential – How should we deal with a member of staff who is absent due to long-term sickness?

Croner’s team of HR advice line experts commonly receive questions from nurseries about what to do with a member of staff who is absent due to long-term  sickness. In one recent case, a Nursery Manager called the Employment Helpline asking for advice about one of their Room  Leaders who was absent from work due to…

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Would my nursery policy provide cover in respect of employment disputes and compensation awards?

The majority of nursery insurance policies include a Legal Expenses section that incorporates cover for employment disputes. However, for cover to be operative you must have followed the ACAS Code of Disciplinary Practice and Procedures in Employment or sought and followed advice from your insurers legal helpline. From our experience problems occur when nurseries have…

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