Should Employers Allow Pet Bereavement Leave?

Monday, 26th August, 2019 was not only the hottest August Bank Holiday on record but was also National Dog Day. This reminded me of an article that I read recently.

Is This A Genuine Redundancy Situation?

We are often asked for help in making an employee or group of employees redundant. Our first question when asked for support of this type is to ask for details of the reason/s why.

Ten Tips on Workplace Mediation

Having a cohesive workplace is important for the business as well as the employee, we spend a third of our day with our work colleagues so it is important that we have a decent and respectful relationships with them.

Claiming Back Holiday Entitlement when Sick on Holiday

Currently the law allows an employee or worker who falls sick whilst on annual leave to convert the annual holiday leave to sick leave and take the holiday at a later date. It doesn’t matter whether the illness started before or during the leave.

Reminder: New GCSE Grading System

If you are as old as I am, you will remember “O” levels. In 1988, the General Certificate of Secondary Education, GCSE, was introduced where the examination results were graded from A to G. In 1994 an additional A* grade was introduced.

Top Tips for a Successful Employee Induction

The appointment of a new employee is the start of the employment relationship and the likely success or otherwise of the relationship will often depend upon the experience that employee has during their first few weeks with the Company

Flexible Working for all Roles

Conservative MP, Helen Whately, has introduced a bill in Parliament suggesting that flexible working should be offered by default for all roles with employers being required to “opt out” if a job cannot be done flexibly.

Consultation Launched on Workers’ Rights Body

Greg Clark, Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Secretary has launched consultation on a new single labour market enforcement body with the aim of making it easier for employees to obtain help and information in relation to their rights, together with offering businesses support with employment law.

Your Questions Answered

Q: What is the maximum workplace temperature?

£15,000 awarded to employee who made repeated errors

Denise Regan worked as an administrator for the Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust from October, 2012. In November, 2015, Jane Kirby, a manager at the Trust, was told that Denise had made some errors

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