Category Archives: HR Advice

Can you Spot Workplace Discrimination?

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Look around your office, what do you see? A room containing furniture, phones, computers, etc. and the obligatory dirty mug or cup on someone’s desk. Perhaps there are also some filing cabinets and a calendar on the wall. (read more)
   

Why your Employees Matter More Than you Think

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Employees are at the heart of your business. They are keeping your company running, searching for new leads and communicating with your clients and customers. Though, despite their importance, their happiness is rarely a priority. But, it should be, and here’s why. (read more)
   

What Options do I Have at the end of a Fixed Term Contract?

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A fixed term contract is an agreement where an employee is taken on for a fixed period of time. The end date of that agreement is stipulated within the terms and conditions of that agreement. On that end date the employment relationship ends without the need for any further notice or dismissal. (read more)
   

Is Dismissal For Whistleblowing Automatically Unfair?

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The Court of Appeal in its judgement in Royal Mail Ltd v Jhuti said no. Ms Jhuti had been employed by Royal Mail Group for just over one year when her employment was terminated. (read more)
   

Holiday Pay Nightmare for Some…

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The decision made by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) in the case of King v The Sash Windows Workshop Limited could be a decision that has a far-reaching effect on employers of workers. (read more)
   

Annual Employment Tribunal Statistic for 2016/17

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The Government has published the latest statistics tables showing that 88,476 tribunal claims were accepted by the Employment Tribunal during 2016/17 which is an increase over the previous year of approximately 4,500 claims. (read more)
   

Why Is Employee Engagement Important?

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Recent reports show that nearly a quarter of employers are finding it difficult to engage their workforce. Consequently, more than 50 percent lower productivity is due to a lack of employee engagement. (read more)