Category Archives: HR Advice

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)
   

Challenging Interview Questions

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Interviewing prospective employees plays a major part in the recruitment of new talent and as employers, we look for candidates who are well prepared for any question that may be thrown at them. (read more)
   

Employee Pulling a Sickie? You do Have Options…

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An employee has phoned in sick. They’ve followed all the correct reporting procedures, but you have your suspicions that they are “pulling a sickie”. There isn’t much you can do about, is there? (read more)
   

What is the “gig” Economy?

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In recent months the term “gig” economy has become the latest buzz word in the world of employment legislation. There have been some high profile cases around this term such as Uber drivers. However, what exactly is the “gig” economy? (read more)