Category Archives: HR Advice

Brexit Phobia

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The impact of leaving the EU has caused EU workers and businesses great ambiguity. Many small businesses rely on a diverse workforce and wish to maintain this continuity. (read more)
   

What Changes to Employment Law will Brexit Bring?

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David Davis, the new Secretary of State for Exiting the EU has stated in an article on the website Conservative Home that “regulation already in place will stay for the moment, but the flood of new regulation from Europe will be halted”. (read more)
   

How to handle a dubious absence?

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Many employers are frustrated with employees who fake their illness and pull a sickie. Those calls from some employees coughing and sneezing down the phone, promising to return to work the next day are a cause of frustration for employers. (read more)
   

Is a Carer Protected by Disability Discrimination?

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Yes, carers and individuals who care for anyone with a disability are protected against disability discrimination. The legal term is Associative discrimination. (read more)
   

Do I have to hear an appeal submitted outside of time?

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Where an employer has made a decision and a formal outcome arises for the employee, the employee is allowed the right to appeal against that decision. (read more)
   

What Makes Good Customer Service?

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Customer service has never been more important. In the current climate, consumers are shopping around and demanding more value for their money. Most businesses pride themselves on their product and/or the service they deliver to the customer – but is it enough? (read more)
   

Can you really afford to ignore a flexible working request?

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Since 30th June 2014, all employees have the statutory right to make a request to work flexibly, provided that they have at least 26 weeks’ continuous employment. (read more)