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


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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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 […]

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Long term sickness

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 […]

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Trainee Electrician


Our client is currently recruiting for a Trainee Electrician for a project taking place in Bedford. A copy of the Job Description can be seen below. To apply:  Please send a copy of […]

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Electrician / Electricians Mate / Improver


Our client is currently recruiting for an Electrician, Electricians Mate / Improver for a project taking place in Bedford. A copy of the Job Description can be seen below. To apply:  Please send […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Employment Tribunal

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


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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