Category Archives: HR Advice

Six quick tips for when you have to dismiss an employee

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The principles for dealing with a disciplinary situation up to and including the termination of employment are set out in detail in Discipline and Grievance at work: The Acas guide. (read more)
   

What’s the Policy on Vaping at work?

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A constructive dismissal claim was recently heard by the Employment Tribunal in relation to an employee who had been witnessed using an electronic cigarette (vaping) in front of pupils at the school where she worked. (read more)
   

New National Minimum Wage rates for October 2015

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The new rates for the National Minimum Wage (NMW) have been announced and confirmed by the Government to take effect from 1st October, 2015 as follows: (read more)
   

Four quick tips for dealing with difficult people

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Given the constant pressure on employees to deliver at work, balanced with the need to keep a close eye on costs, its unsurprising that some staff are more difficult to handle than others. (read more)
   

Why having a social media policy is good for your business

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Business owners can no longer deny the powerful impact social media can have on the way they do business. (read more)
   

10 Tips For Protecting Yourself Against Disgruntled Employees

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How can you protect and prepare yourself for litigation? As employers, you need to think about what to say and do – it doesn’t matter how big or well managed you think your company is, issues always arise. Here are our top ten tips. (read more)
   

What Is The Purpose Of A Probationary Review?

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The purpose of probationary periods is to allow both the employee and the manager to assess whether the role is suited to the new recruit and the new recruit is suited to the Company. (read more)