CIPD and Mind have published mental health guidance for employers. The guidance is aimed at helping managers improve their response to issues of poor mental health in employees. It aims to help managers identify warning signs early on as currently…

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Employee resignations not always straightforward The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that an employee who gave notice anticipating an internal transfer had not resigned. The employee, in this case, applied for a role in another department within the hospital in…

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You’ve been asked for a reference Giving an employment reference can be a minefield. It’s easy to wax lyrical about members of staff who regularly make ’employee of the month’ status but what about the ones that you are secretly…

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The Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Act 2018 provides new statutory bereavement leave entitlements for bereaved parents which is akin to a hybrid form of paid compassionate leave at a most difficult and stressful time. The new bereavement leave is…

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