Managing pregnancy in the workplace

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Managing pregnancy in the workplace    Pregnancy in the workplace is something that can be mismanaged at times, with employers not being fully aware of how to manage an employee’s pregnancy outside of offering them their entitled maternity leave. Failing to make reasonable adjustments to an employees work environment both pre and post pregnancy and failing… Continue reading

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Making contractual changes

contractual changes

Making contractual changes If an individual needs any contractual changes to be made, a formal process of consultation must be followed. This still applies even if the employee may or may not suffer detriment as a result of the change. Both the employer and employee both need to come to an agreement on any contractual… Continue reading

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Health and Safety: The need for Risk assessment in the workplace

The need for Risk assessment in the workplace Over the last five years, accident reports sent to HSE and local authorities show that nearly 60 employees were killed and 5000 seriously injured in haulage and distribution – simply doing their job. Another 23 000 suffered injuries severe enough to keep them off work more than… Continue reading

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Employee wellbeing can lead to a happy and healthy brand

employee wellbeing

Employee wellbeing can lead to a happy and healthy brand A happy employee can result in a direct positive experience for customers and clients, which is the approach fitness wear retailer Sweaty Betty has adopted, by putting employee wellbeing at the heart of their HR strategy.  Working at Sweaty Betty is promised as more than a… Continue reading

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Flexible working – Guidance from High Performance Consultancy

flexible working

Flexible working – Guidance from High Performance Consultancy Gone are the old days where everybody works 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday which brings challenges to businesses and how they manage flexible working requests within the law.  As the recent case of Mr A Gregory v Royal Mail shows, the mishandling of flexible working can… Continue reading

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