Working during the hot weather

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Working during the hot weather With the UK in the middle of a heatwave and reports suggesting that we may see further increases in temperature as the week goes on, it is important that you take precaution as an employer to ensure that working conditions remain safe for your employees. We’ve put togther a few… Continue reading

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Are businesses ready to be transparent about CEO pay?

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Are businesses ready to be transparent about CEO pay?   New regulations have been established for businesses with regards to CEO’s disclosing their salaries and this has created several implications with regards to how companies share CEO pay and also compare with other employees pay.   Regulations that apply in respect to financial years starting… Continue reading

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British Airways suffer very costly data breach

British Airways suffer  very costly data breach British Airways is facing the prospect of having to pay a record fine of £183 million for the breach of its security systems last year.   The airline who are owned by IAG, stated that it was ‘surprised and disappointed’ by the large penalty enforced by the International… Continue reading

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The top 5 employment law cases in June

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The top 5 employment law cases in June   June has seen the UK bask in some of the best weather we have experienced in years, with temperatures making the UK feel like a tropical island, but weather aside, June has been full of important employment law cases that have passed through our courts.  … Continue reading

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HR Hot Topic: Sex Discrimination Article

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Sex Discrimination Article   This month we saw the Advertising Standards Agency’s anticipated ban on ‘harmful gender stereotypes’ in adverts, come into force. From the discussions we have listened to on the news and amongst peers and clients, it appears that the reaction to the enforcement is mixed; with some welcoming the change while others… Continue reading

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Managing productivity and engagement within business

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Managing productivity and engagement within business   Staff engagement in key in terms of managing productivity within a business, and several HR key performance indicators (KPIs) can be used to monitor productivity and engagement.   Everyone within business knows about the importance of employee engagement, and focusing on building strong bonds and relationships with employees,… Continue reading

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Disability Discrimination

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Disability Discrimination   As an employer, dealing with employees who have disabilities can present challenges such as the need to consider reasonable adjustments both before a person is employed, during the interview stage and then throughout the employment relationship.   When an employer has to manage disability-related absence – this can be particularly difficult. Employers… Continue reading

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Female police officers win tribunal case for sex discrimination

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Female police officers win tribunal case for sex discrimination   A recent tribunal has ruled that two female officers were treated unfairly during an investigation and stated that it was detrimental to put the pair of officers on restricted duties.   A tribunal has ruled that two female officers were treated unfairly when they were… Continue reading

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Featured Post: Acknowledging and Supporting Neurodiverse Employees

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Acknowledging and Supporting Neurodiverse Employees   1 in 59 children are diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Condition which remains prevalent during adult life:   At least one in three autistic adults are experiencing severe mental health difficulties due to a lack of support.   Only 16% of autistic adults in the UK are in full-time paid employment, and only… Continue reading

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The five main things that HR directors worry about

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The five main things that HR directors worry about   Over the years the role of a HR director has evolved and changed which has meant that the role of a HR leader has never been so fascinating and complex. New trends, issues and stories such as #MeToo and Brexit are all having an impact… Continue reading

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