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Long term sickness

Victory for engineer ‘dismissed while he was depressed’

06/11/2017

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 […]

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Sexual Harassment at Work

01/11/2017

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 […]

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mental health

New ACAS Mental Health Guide

25/10/2017

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 […]

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Right to two weeks off after the death of a child.

16/10/2017

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 […]

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How to manage long-term sickness

10/10/2017

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 […]

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K Maxx employee fired after ‘fight’ over trainers wins tribunal

06/10/2017

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 […]

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Employment Status – Employee, Worker, Self-Employed?

27/09/2017

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 […]

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Do you know the background of your team? – Uber loses licence.

26/09/2017

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 […]

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Is your employee holiday “messed up”?

18/09/2017

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 […]

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Sports Direct resort to the use of the ‘Emoji’ to measure employee happiness.

15/09/2017

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 […]

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Employment Tribunal

Postman wins £22,000 at Employment Tribunal (ET)

31/08/2017

This is a recent case that took place at an Employment Tribunal in Manchester on the 3rd – 6th April 2017 concerning a Worker who had requested flexible working back in 2012 to […]

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Disciplinary & Grievance, HR Support, Employment Law

Butchers ‘meal deal’ Award of £6,091.

14/08/2017

This is a case, which was recently at an Employment Tribunal (ET) & brought by a former employee for failure to follow the Acas Disciplinary & Grievance Procedures. It highlights the importance of […]

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