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  • All
  • Best practice for employers
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HR Software: Transforming Sickness Absence Management Through Data

Why is HR software important to your business? HR information systems that provide employers clear data across the workforce of sickness absence.
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Do you need an AI policy?

Should you be including an AI policy in your employee handbook? Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a transformative technology, which some employers are embracing
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If an employee wants to return to work before the end of their sick note, what should you do?

We are often asked to advise employers where an employee wants to return to work before the end of the sick note/fit note provided ...
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What should managers know about WhatsApp & Text Messages at work?

WhatsApp and text messages are great for speaking with friends and family, but managers should proceed with caution when using them to contact their ...
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Holiday Pay & Entitlement on Termination

The right to receive payment in respect of accrued untaken holiday only applies upon an employee’s termination of employment, however, arising.
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Resignation made in the heat of the moment

What is the impact of a resignation made in the heat of the moment? Clashes between employees at work are sometimes just bound to ...
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Frequently Asked Questions About Disciplinary Investigations

When it comes to dealing with disciplinary investigations it can be very daunting, especially if it's the first time you have been responsible ...
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Do you know what we do?

We will often undertake the disciplinary investigation and produce a report for employers. In situations where they want someone independent from the business
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What do we need to do about an employee returning from maternity leave?

After an employee has informed their employer of the date that they intend to start their maternity leave, the employer must notify them of the ...
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Will there be bullying protection for employees?

While employers have an implied duty to provide a safe working environment, the absence of a legal definition of bullying means that employers ...
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Employing young people aged 16-17

The employment of young people who are over compulsory school leaving age and under 18 is permitted but there are slightly different rules that apply..
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What to do if an employee resigns

When an employee resigns, it is important for employers to handle the situation professionally. To ensure a smooth transition and to try and maintain..
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