A written health and safety policy is a legal requirement for businesses with five or more employees, so if you haven’t got one in place then you should get something written up right away.
When you put a group of strangers together, even in a working environment, the chances are that there will be conflict amongst them at some point.
Terminating a staff contract can be a complex and uncomfortable workplace issue so it needs to be handled with care and in complete compliance with the law.
A couple of weeks ago, the Government published new guidance on Dress Codes and Sex Discrimination – which you can read in full here.
Stress is something that we all face from time to time and it can be brought on by a number of things, both inside and outside of work.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has handed down an important decision in the cases of Capita Customer Management Ltd v Ali which clarifies that employers who enhance maternity pay, but not shared parental pay, do not directly discriminate against men.
A recent survey by LinkedIn found that 88% of recruiters think that tattoos limit a candidate’s career prospects.
It’s the workplace HR issue that can make or break your staff retention rates, but does anyone really know the best way to handle staff pay? The legal position is that there is no legal right to a pay rise unless you stipulate it in the contract.
With summer just around the corner, you’ll find that most of your workforce will start requesting annual leave for holidays, childcare or just some fun and relaxation in the sun. This can be a bit of a stress on some businesses especially when departments are small and at least one member of every team needs […]
Job interviews are an essential part of the recruitment process and, for many, the final stage before deciding on who you should hire. This means that every question you ask must be well thought out, relevant and enable you to develop a strong understanding of the candidate and whether they would fit in with the […]