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Redundancy & Maternity Leave. What is the law?
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 […]Read more
Victory for engineer ‘dismissed while he was depressed’
Following our recent blog “New ACAS Mental Health Guide’ written on the 25th October 2017, here is a case in relation to a depressed software engineer working in Cambridgeshire since 2011 who has […]Read more
Sexual Harassment at Work
The current news seems to be ablaze with Sexual harassment at work, with the BBC, Houses of Parliament and Harvey Weinstein- US Film Producer apologising about the way he had “behaved with colleagues […]Read more
New ACAS Mental Health Guide
Matthew from Consensus HR comments “Mental Health day was on Tuesday 10th October this year and ACAS (Arbitration, Conciliation, Advisory Service) this week brought out a number of publications to assist employers in […]Read more
Right to two weeks off after the death of a child.
Right to take up to two weeks’ paid leave after the death of a child expected to become law in 2020. Back in July 2017 we wrote a blog about compassionate leave in […]Read more
Building Confidence & Competence to Manage Disciplinaries & Grievances
Introduction: Handling discipline and grievance issues can be costly and time consuming. With consequences both financially and in terms of your reputation, it is imperative that you follow a timely, fair and […]Read more
How to manage long-term sickness
Matthew Pinto-Chilcott of Consensus HR comments “An excellent article written by Kevin Charles (People Management 5th Oct 2017) a leading Barrister gives some excellent legal & HR information on the correct way to […]Read more
K Maxx employee fired after ‘fight’ over trainers wins tribunal
This is a very interesting retail case in relation to an employee being dismissed over a fight over trainers and failure to obtain professional medical advice when needed. Matthew Pinto-Chilcott MD of Consensus […]Read more
Employment Status – Employee, Worker, Self-Employed?
The news is currently a blaze with the status of people within companies at the moment with Uber, Addison Lee & Pimlico plumbers all having been (or still going through appeal) to an […]Read more
Do you know the background of your team? – Uber loses licence.
An excellent article written by Emily Burt of People management (25th September 2017) highlights the importance to businesses of robust background of your team checking procedures, after Uber had its licence to operate […]Read more
Is your employee holiday “messed up”?
Holiday – Ryanair cancelled 82 flights on Sunday after admitting it had “messed up” the planning of its pilots’ holiday. The budget airline said on Saturday 16th September that it would cancel 40-50 flights […]Read more
Sports Direct resort to the use of the ‘Emoji’ to measure employee happiness.
Sports Direct warehouse employee (s) who say they are unhappy with their working conditions are being identified by their fingerprints and asked to explain their grievances to management, according to the trade union […]Read more