Monthly Archives: August 2017

When is Garden Leave used?

Garden leave happens when an employer continues to pay an employee who is leaving a company but forces them to stay away from work during their notice period. During this time the employee is usually forbidden to contact fellow employees, … Continue reading

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Are you GDPR-ready?

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is due to come into force on 25 May 2018, giving businesses less than a year to get to grips with the planned changes. The ‘right to be forgotten’ will be entrenched into national … Continue reading

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Tribunal awarded reinstatement two years after dismissal

An employer has been ordered by a tribunal to reinstate a legal secretary two-and-a-half years after she was dismissed. The employee, a legal secretary, started working for the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea as a legal secretary in August … Continue reading

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Employers failing to pay correct wages are fined

Deducting pay to cover uniforms, paying the wrong wage to apprentices and failing to account for overtime were among the most common excuses given by employers who have been identified as underpaying staff. The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial … Continue reading

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Removal of Tribunal Fees will bring a Rise in Certain Claims

Following the removal of employment tribunal fees there is a suggestion that tribunal claims will soar. We examine those cases most likely to increase: Equal pay disputes Claims surrounding equal pay are likely to increase following the attention the BBC … Continue reading

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Have you used the Fit For Work Scheme?

A new survey has found that around two-thirds (65 per cent) of more than 400 GPs questioned had not referred a single person under the Fit for Work scheme in the last year. And of those who had used the … Continue reading

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Low paid jobs cause more stress than unemployment

People in low-paid or high-stress jobs may experience more health problems than those who are unemployed, according to a new study. Researchers examined the health and stress levels of more than 1,000 participants aged 35-75 as they moved through different … Continue reading

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Is your business equipped to deal with bullying?

Increasingly business owners are prepared to try to understand the importance of employee wellbeing, staff engagement and work-life balance, it appears that bullying is still an issue across the UK. According to ACAS, bullying costs businesses up to £18bn per … Continue reading

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Do you provide employer references when asked?

There is often concern when an employer is asked to provide a reference. Employers are not under any legal obligation to provide a reference. However, where one is provided, the obligation is to provide a reference that is accurate and … Continue reading

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What’s the office dress code?

Two-thirds of UK employees enjoy following a dress code, rising to 67% among 18 to 24-year olds and 69% among 55 to 64-year-olds, new research has found. Of those surveyed 57% said they did so to look more professional to … Continue reading

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