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Performance Management – Tips for Managers

Performance management aims to support employees, not push them out. Dismissal is a last resort after informal and formal processes. Follow the tips for a ...
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Whistleblowing at Work

A recent case brought against sandwich giant franchisee Subway has highlighted how employers need to be aware of whistleblowing legislation...
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Hot weather and work

Following the first hot weather warning of the year by the Met Office on 8 June 2023, the Health and Safety Executive issued advice to ...
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Redundancies are likely to increase across the UK

Following the results of a recent ACAS survey it is increasing likely that job losses are on the horizon. No employer wants to make redundancies...
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Trust & Confidence
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Mediation in the workplace

Mediation is an effective way to repair relationships where there are disagreements at work, whether it be personality clashes, communication problems or ...
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How to support employees with fertility issues?

How to support employees with fertility issues? Infertility is a complex matter and a sensitive issue for those affected. According to CIPD, infertility affects
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If I record a meeting secretly, can I use it as evidence?

In today's technologically advanced society, covert recordings have become increasingly prevalent, raising questions about their admissibility as evidence...
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New employment rights for parents and carers

On Wednesday 24th May 2023 three new rights for employees received royal assent meaning that they are one step closer to being implemented into law.
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Autism and Work

According to data published by the Office of National Statistics in 2021, only 22% of people with autism are employed, in contrast to 52% of ...
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National Minimum Wage Requirements and Enforcement

As employers are aware, you must ensure your employees are paid at least the national minimum wage or national living wage.
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Reasonable adjustments for mental health at work

ACAS released new guidance on reasonable adjustments at work for employees with mental health conditions. The guidance has been designed to support employers..
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Employment law changes announced

For the first time in a long time, significant changes to employment law and rights of employees were announced yesterday by the UK government.
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