Valentines Day: 5 potential problems with workplace romances

Feb 13, 2019 When a romance has been formed in the workplace, it can be difficult for the employer to put an end to it. The Human Rights Act 1998 states that everyone has the right to resp

Employment Tribunal Guidance for Employers

Oct 03, 2018 The Employment Tribunals (ET) are an independent judicial body established to resolve disputes over employment rights between employers and employees. Claims likely to be heard in the ET will involve

Parental Bereavement Bill receives Royal Assent

Sep 27, 2018 The new Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Act 2018 sets out that parents who suffer the death of a child under the age of 18 or a still birth from 24 weeks of pregnancy will be entitled to two week

Top 5 Employment Law Questions of August 2018

Sep 17, 2018 1. When is it permissible for an employer to terminate the contract of employment of an employee on the grounds of ill health? Dismissing an employee on the grounds of ill health i

Time off for dependants: advice for employers

Aug 03, 2018 From the first day of employment all employees have the right to time off to care for a dependant. Under s57a and s57b of the Employment Rights Act, all employees are entitled to a “reasonable” am

How to upskill your workforce to get the most out of your employees

Apr 13, 2018 One of the biggest concerns for small business owners is the skills gap as the UK is soon set to leave the EU. Recruitment website Totaljobs.com have produced research identifying 2 out of 3 employ

How to manage a disgruntled ex-employee

Apr 04, 2018 As an employer, you will eventually experience a disgruntled ex-employee. The problem with an angry former employee is they pose a risk to your business. Therefore, the sooner this situation is addres