Category Archives: HR Advice

General Election 2017 – Key Issues for the World of Work

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With the General Election imminent, there are a number of key issues that employers are likely to hear about in the world of work. (read more)
   

Sickness Absence – At a New Low…

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The recently published “Sickness absence in the labour market” report revealed that 137.3 million days were lost in 2016 due to sickness. (read more)
   

Do I Have to Accept a Voluntary Redundancy Request?

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When a business considers redundancies they can ask for volunteers to come forward. For the business this can help them to reduce the number of compulsory redundancies they might have to make to achieve their goal. (read more)
   

Tribunal Fees Discourage Cases

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The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) has provided an update in respect of a Government review of the impact of Tribunal fees. (read more)
   

8 Key Employment Law Changes in April 2017

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This time of year is traditionally a busy time with regard to changes in employment legislation and this year is no exception. (read more)
   

Free Health and Safety Support

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The British Safety Council is celebrating 60 years and is inviting small businesses up to 50 employees and charities with under 100 employees to join them as a support to mark this milestone. (read more)
   

Seven Top Tips to Consider Before Dismissing a Short-Serving Employee

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An employee with less than two years’ service does not have the right to claim unfair dismissal. However, be aware that there are approximately 30 types of dismissal which can be automatically unfair and for which there is no required qualifying period of service. (read more)