Is the UK government failing in terms of sexual harassment?
According to reports by a committee of MPs, the government is failing to address “routine and sometimes relentless” sexual harassment in public places and work spaces. The women and Equalities Select Committee discovered that harassment is “deeply ingrained” within British culture. Sexual harassment affects women everywhere and impacts upon their daily lives but the… Continue reading
Guest Blog – Where is the NHS now and is there any way back?
Where is the NHS now and is there any way back? You do not need me to paint too much of a picture when it comes to the strains on our beloved NHS service. We hear much about funding and staff shortages in all areas and that’s we are trying to do more and more… Continue reading
Review of apprenticeship levy rules announced by Chancellor
Review of apprenticeship levy rules announced by Chancellor A controversial apprenticeship levy that was introduced in April 2017 has been in the news again with plans to change the divisive levy system. The hope is that a new review of the system will lead to it becoming more flexible. The Chancellor of the… Continue reading
Asking personal questions during a job interview – HPC Law
Asking personal questions during a job interview Ever watched the Apprentice? Before it became more concerned with personalities than actual business acumen, I was addicted to that show. I loved everything about the competition, right down to Nick Hewer’s stone cold steely gaze. The last season I watched was in 2012 when entrepreneur Ricky Martin… Continue reading
The importance of a clear and correctly worded resignation procedure
The importance of a clear and correctly worded resignation procedure The importance of having a clear procedure for handling an employee’s notice of resignation is vital in order to avoid any misunderstanding and miscommunication and enable the business to move forward in the most productive manner. A case study recently a worker who… Continue reading