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Employers duty to make reasonable adjustments for disabled workers & applicants?

20/03/2018

The Equality Act 2010 protects disabled employees from discrimination in the workplace. The duty to make reasonable adjustments is the most common form of protection and, where that duty arises, an employer must […]

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Employment Law, Status, HR Advice, HR Support

Employment Law Updates – March 2018

07/03/2018

Our current blog discusses updates in Employment Law: New employment tribunal awards announced The Government has revealed the new maximum employment tribunal awards to take effect from 6 April 2018, and the Supreme […]

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Underpayment of minimum wage raises its head yet again!

12/02/2018

Back in 2015, we wrote three blogs about the underpaying of employees and noted that H&M & Welcome Break Ltd were amongst many on the name & shame list. We are now in […]

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Are single-sex Networking Events the ‘New’ Old Boys Club”?

05/02/2018

Following the recent incident that occurred with the Presidents Club dinner – Single Sex Networking and the alleged harassment of female hostesses, what are the possible legal implications for those organising and attending […]

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Management Development Workshops – Building Confidence & Competence to Manage Disciplinaries.

26/01/2018

‘Working in Partnership’   In Partnership with Krush Coaching we are running a range of four hour, informal, friendly & interactive HR Management / business owner development workshops designed to equip individuals with […]

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Employment Tribunal

Employment Tribunal (ET) Claims up 66%

18/12/2017

Claims up 66 per cent in first quarter after Employment Tribunal (ET) fee abolition in July 2017. Back in July 2017 we wrote about the fact that Employment Tribunal (ET) fees were to […]

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Preparing for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

11/12/2017

With the date rapidly approaching, we thought it best to write a more detailed General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) blog so that everybody is ready for its arrival on the 25th May 2018 […]

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12 Steps – Preparing for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

11/12/2017

12 Steps – General Data Protection Regulations – GDPR   Awareness You should make sure that decision makers and key people in your organisation are aware that the law is changing to the […]

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Employment Law

Employment law changes 2018

04/12/2017

With Christmas & New Year approaching, what Employment Law changes do businesses need to prepare for in 2018? Matthew Pinto-Chilcott of Consensus HR comments “We will see a number of Employment Law changes […]

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Our Annual Christmas Blog 2

27/11/2017

Five More Christmas HR Challenges Christmas should be a time to relax. Many HR problems during the festive season are avoidable – employers simply need to be prepared. Last week we discussed five […]

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Our annual 10 HR Christmas Tips – Blog1 of 2

20/11/2017

Heres our first blog of our annual 10 HR tips for your business over Christmas. ENSURE THAT YOUR BUSINESS IS PREPARED FOR THE HR CHALLENGES DURING THE FESTIVE SEASON. Workplace Christmas parties bring […]

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Redundancy & Maternity Leave. What is the law?

13/11/2017

Recently when conducting some redundancies for an employer, they had two employees that were on maternity leave and were concerned how to manage this correctly as the last thing they wanted, was to […]

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