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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
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
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
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 […]Read more
Butchers ‘meal deal’ Award of £6,091.
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 […]Read more
Two-thirds of workers enjoy following a dress code
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 […]Read more
A Hidden Cost!
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 […]Read more
Employment Tribunal Fees to be Scrapped
“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 […]Read more