Employee entitled to trial period in job Failure to comply with a contractual obligation to offer a trial period in a redundancy situation is likely to be unfair as held in this case. The Employment Appeal Tribunal did not need…

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The Autumn budget included the following matters of interest to employers: National Minimum Wage From April 2019 the NMW will be increased to the following rates: • Apprentices: £3.90 an hour • 16-17 year olds: £4.35 an hour • 18-20…

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The government has announced that it intends to introduce legislation to ensure that tips left for workers will go to them in full. The new legislation will be introduced “at the earliest opportunity” and will set out that tips must…

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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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The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) has urged employers to encourage their staff to cycle to work on a regular basis to make sure the annual ‘Cycle to Work Day’ is not just a one-off.     IOSH…

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Use Mobile Apps to get HR done If your staff are among the 2500 already using our mobile apps for managing HR on the Portal you will know how useful they are for sharing work with colleagues and keeping you…

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The Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that discrimination arising from disability could not be objectively justified where a tribunal failed to consider part-time working as an alternative to dismissal. The employee, in this case, was a GP and went on…

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To improve our user’s experience even more we have just teamed up with HappyFox to add a Live Chat into our website and Portal. You need quick answers to your queries, so between 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday you…

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