Monthly Archives: May 2017

How do you measure your business’ culture?

The culture of any business drives employees towards their goals and can determine the success or otherwise of that business. A strong company culture will help employees understand how they ought to behave and what they are expected to do … Continue reading

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Shared Parental Leave

Fewer than one in 1,000 employees have taken up shared parental leave (SPL) its inception two years ago, new research has found. The study discovered that just 54 of more than 56,000 people surveyed had taken up SPL. SPL was … Continue reading

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How often should businesses look at their employment contracts? With the changing landscape surrounding workers’ rights and the so-called “gig” economy, a timely review is in order. The current headlines around the gig economy, where people are engaged on a … Continue reading

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Employment Appeal Tribunal Decision: Reasonable Adjustments

A recent Employment Appeal Tribunal case demonstrates that it’s up to the company – not the employee – to identify adjustments for staff with disabilities. This case involved a senior employee with dyspraxia and dyslexia. In 2013, the employee expressed … Continue reading

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Managing the Remote Worker

Office workers take for granted that solutions to queries may only require a quick look up from the desk to chat to a colleague. However, remote workers often have to engage in long email chains to get responses to questions … Continue reading

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Right to work checks

UK businesses lost almost £50million in civil penalties for illegal working in the year to July 2016, according to figures sourced from a Freedom of Information request to the Home Office. 2,943 initial civil penalties costing £49,472,500 were issued between … Continue reading

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Self-employed or not?

Being self-employed was once seen as a sign of pursuing that dream job. However, the arrival of the so-called “gig economy” (in which people are paid by the job, rather than a salary or by time spent) has meant that … Continue reading

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Stress at work

Six million employees in Britain suffer from sleepless nights due to workplace stress, a recent study has found. Apparently, the stress is caused by high workloads or burn out. The survey of 2,000 people also found that men experienced fewer … Continue reading

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The danger of forcing retirement

A recent tribunal reminds us that forcing employees to retire against their will could lead to difficulties after a former company accountant won £182,000 for age discrimination. He was found to have been unfairly dismissed and discriminated against after his … Continue reading

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Employer Survey – Employment Law Post Brexit

Perhaps surprisingly, a new survey shows support from employers for keeping the UK’s existing employment rights once the Brexit deal has completed. Examples include laws on unfair dismissal which were supported by 93% of the 500 businesses surveyed. 82% of … Continue reading

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