Category Archives: HR Advice

Importance of Following Procedures to Avoid Unfair Dismissal Claims

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A surgeon from Lancashire has successfully fought a claim of unfair dismissal against the hospital where he was employed, because his employer did not follow their own disciplinary procedure. (read more)
   

Aces In Their Places

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Recruiting staff can seem like quite a complex process: understanding and adhering to UK and EU Legislation, placing non-discriminatory adverts in the press or on-line (read more)
   

The Perils of Changing Payrolls

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Is it possible for weekly paid staff to be moved to a monthly payroll? This is a question we are sometimes asked and as with most things, the answer isn’t straightforward! (read more)
   

Food Glorious Food

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From time to time most of us have done it. Eating at our desk, whilst trying to keep to a deadline. You may even be doing it now. (read more)
   

Sex Discrimination: Key Points for the Workplace

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Acas received over 7,000 calls relating to sex discrimination in the workplace during 2015 and, as a result, has published a new guide entitled “Sex Discrimination: key points for the workplace”. (read more)
   

Extension of Sunday Trading Hours

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The Government has confirmed that legislation is likely to be in place by the autumn giving local authorities the power to extend Sunday opening. (read more)
   

Muslim Headscarf Case

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A case is brewing in Belgium which could have a big impact in the UK when it comes to the treatment of religious observance and dress in the workplace. (read more)