Employer Liable for Injury After Company Christmas Party

It’s that time of year again……! A cautionary tale if you are thinking about organising a Christmas party.
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Getting The Best From Probationary Periods

Probationary periods are the start of the relationship between the employer and employee. Investing time into an employee’s probationary period will help determine if the employee is the right person for the role.
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How to Manage Office Snow Days

It is nearly that time when we wait with baited breathe to see if the forecasters will predict snow and the bookies start betting on the chances of a white Christmas.
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Handling Misconduct Outside The Workplace

Please don’t fall into the trap of believing that if an employee commits an act of misconduct outside of the workplace, even if the Police have been involved, you can automatically take disciplinary action.
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Twelve Top Tips for a Successful Christmas Do

The Company Christmas party is a great opportunity for employers to show their appreciation for the hard work of their employees and to boost morale but we all know that after the event, it can sometimes be a difficult time for employers.
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Company Vaccination Programme

We have been asked whether a Company is obliged to offer flu vaccinations to their employees. The simple answer to this is no. However,
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Dyslexia Awareness Month

Moving on from our focus on mental health, another area of concern for employers is often when they are told that an employee is dyslexic. October is Dyslexia Awareness Month so it seemed fitting that we talk about dyslexia in the workplace.
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Wellness Action Plans

We continue with this month’s theme of supporting employees with mental ill health issues. If you recognise that an employee may be having some mental ill health issues, encourage them and work with them (if they are happy to do so) to create a Wellness Action Plan.
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Fifteen warning signs of potential depression

Mental health has become the biggest single cause of staff absence resulting in 70 million lost working days throughout the UK per year.
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12 Reasonable Adjustments to Consider for Employees with Mental Health Issues

Employers are legally required to make “reasonable adjustments” to support employees with a disability under the Equality Act 2010.
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