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Trainee Electrician

16/10/2017

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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Building Confidence & Competence to Manage Disciplinaries & Grievances

14/10/2017

  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 […]

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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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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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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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Two-thirds of workers enjoy following a dress code

09/08/2017

Matthew from Consensus HR states ” When we draft Contracts of Employment & Employee handbooks for clients one of the key areas we discuss is their dress code within the workplace and what […]

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A Hidden Cost!

01/08/2017

Recruitment within businesses can sometimes entail a hidden cost that business owners do not take into account such as the additional burden for the team to develop the new member in the role […]

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Employment Tribunal Fees to be Scrapped

26/07/2017

“Supreme Court verdict follows four-year fight by Unison the union and is a victory for everyone in work” comments the Union. Unison have won their four year struggle to prove that Employment Tribunal […]

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