Many employees understand that their employer will be able to monitor them at work in order to establish whether the employee is right for the role and is complying with the employer’s policies and procedures and to provide any training to the employee to help them in their role.
A preliminary hearing is an interim hearing that takes place before the final hearing of a claim in the Employment Tribunal. It usually occurs early in the proceedings and may be called by the tribunal of its own motion or on the application of one of the parties.
As an employer you will have occasions when you will receive a fit note from an employee’s GP setting out that they are not fit for work for a period of time. But what happens if an employee wants to voluntarily return to work before the end of their fit note?
As recruitment and retention of staff becomes increasingly difficult for businesses, more and more employers are looking at alternative incentives and benefits that they can provide to recruit and retain staff.
One benefit that ticks lots of boxes for employers and employees is the provision of an Electric Vehicle via a Salary Sacrifice scheme.
From allegations of bullying and harassment to poor performance and everything in between, there are a myriad of disputes that occur. Some are easily resolved, and others drag on a lot longer, causing endless headaches and potential legal risks to the business.
In Stott v Ralli Ltd, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) recently considered whether an employment tribunal had made an error when it held that an employer’s decision to dismiss an employee on the basis of her poor performance was not an act of discrimination arising from the employee’s disability
Childless women in the workplace is the biggest diversity issue that HR have not heard of and hopefully in this episode we can educate employers and HR about the issue so that at the very least awareness is raised about this issue that is affecting more and more women.
In this episode 177 of the podcast I bring you my practical tips for managing home working for staff who will remain working remotely. Now that the ’emergency measures’ required by covid have ended it is important to plan ahead for successful home working