Sex Sexual Harassment

Fighting against Sexual Harassment at the wor ...

17 Sep 2019

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Fighting against sexual harassment at the workplace. Sexual harassment within the workplace has taken the spotlight in recent ...

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Disability Disable Discrimination Work Enviroment

When should an employer become aware of an em ...

03 Sep 2019

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When should an employer become aware of an employees disability? A recent Employee Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has resulted in the ...

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HPC Law: Settlement Agreements & Changes To E ...

28 Aug 2019

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Agreement to change   In last month’s article, I wrote about the importance of changes in the contracts of employment an ...

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Wendey Kendall Guest Blog 5 Tips on Business Growth

Guest Blog | 5 little known tips that could a ...

22 Aug 2019

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5 little known tips that could affect your business growth.   In a complex business environment, it can be easy to overl ...

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NDA, Donald Trump, Workplace,

The Bigger Picture with NDA’s

21 Aug 2019

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The Bigger Picture with NDA’s NDA's Introduction   Non-disclosure agreements (NDA's) cases have become a prominent talki ...

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Pen Calendar Date

Updated Timescales for responding to a subjec ...

19 Aug 2019

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hpcadmin

Updated Timescales for responding to a subject access request. As of the 15th of August 2019 the Court of Justice for the Eur ...

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Gambling Gamble STOP

Support & HR for Employees with Gambling Prob ...

13 Aug 2019

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hpcadmin

Support & HR for Employees with Gambling Problems.   Gambling Addiction   With “Game week 1” of the Barclays Pr ...

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LGBT+

FTSE 100 LGBT+ Diversity Failure.

06 Aug 2019

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hpcadmin

FTSE 100 LGBT+ Diversity Failure. Following the ‘LGBT+ Price Festival’ in Liverpool, the prominence of LGBT+ diversity issues ...

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No deal

Is HR prepared for a ‘NO-Deal’ Brexit?

31 Jul 2019

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hpcadmin

Is HR prepared for a ‘NO-deal’ Brexit? With the uncertainty of the implications a ‘NO-deal’ Brexit will have on UK businesses ...

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lifelong learning

Guest Blog: Lifelong Learning By Steve Swift ...

30 Jul 2019

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hpcadmin

Lifelong Learning: Making the most of your commute As Regional Director for Business for Breakfast I travel around Cheshire a ...

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NDAs

New laws to reduce the use of NDAs

26 Jul 2019

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hpcadmin

New laws to reduce the use of NDAs   With the implementation of new laws surrounding NDAs, employees will now be able to ...

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ACAS

HPC Law: Employment cases still increasing

24 Jul 2019

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hpcadmin

Employment cases still increasing   According to official figures released by the Advisory, conciliation and Arbitration ...

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weather

Working during the hot weather

24 Jul 2019

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hpcadmin

Working during the hot weather With the UK in the middle of a heatwave and reports suggesting that we may see further increas ...

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CEO

Are businesses ready to be transparent about ...

16 Jul 2019

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hpcadmin

Are businesses ready to be transparent about CEO pay?   New regulations have been established for businesses with regard ...

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British Airways suffer very costly data breac ...

08 Jul 2019

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hpcadmin

British Airways suffer  very costly data breach British Airways is facing the prospect of having to pay a record fine of £183 ...

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tribunal

The top 5 employment law cases in June

04 Jul 2019

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hpcadmin

The top 5 employment law cases in June   June has seen the UK bask in some of the best weather we have experienced in ye ...

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Sex discrimination

HR Hot Topic: Sex Discrimination Article

26 Jun 2019

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hpcadmin

Sex Discrimination Article   This month we saw the Advertising Standards Agency’s anticipated ban on ‘harmful gender ste ...

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productivity

Managing productivity and engagement within b ...

26 Jun 2019

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hpcadmin

Managing productivity and engagement within business   Staff engagement in key in terms of managing productivity within ...

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disability

Disability Discrimination

18 Jun 2019

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hpcadmin

Disability Discrimination   As an employer, dealing with employees who have disabilities can present challenges such as ...

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female

Female police officers win tribunal case for ...

13 Jun 2019

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hpcadmin

Female police officers win tribunal case for sex discrimination   A recent tribunal has ruled that two female officers w ...

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autism

Featured Post: Acknowledging and Supporting N ...

07 Jun 2019

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hpcadmin

Acknowledging and Supporting Neurodiverse Employees   1 in 59 children are diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Condition w ...

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HR

The five main things that HR directors worry ...

30 May 2019

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hpcadmin

The five main things that HR directors worry about   Over the years the role of a HR director has evolved and changed wh ...

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money worries

Guest Blog: Money Worries Affecting Workplace ...

24 May 2019

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hpcadmin

Money Worries Affecting Workplace Performance A recent report based upon the Close Brothers’ Financial Wellbeing Index sugges ...

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young talent

What’s pushing young talent away from your bu ...

23 May 2019

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hpcadmin

What’s pushing young talent away from your business?   For businesses getting millennials and generation Z workers can b ...

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mental health

Mental Health Awareness Week

16 May 2019

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hpcadmin

Mental Health Awareness Week Mental illness has become a big talking point after the realisation of the scale of the problem ...

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employment

The top five employment law cases in April

10 May 2019

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hpcadmin

The top five employment law cases in April   April has been a month that has brought us sunshine, rain and wind but alon ...

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employment

HPC Law: Employment Law update for April 2019

26 Apr 2019

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hpcadmin

Employment Law Update No win, no fee Following the abolition of fees in Employment Tribunal cases, the Tribunals are now seei ...

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menopause

Menopause and the workplace

24 Apr 2019

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hpcadmin

Menopause and the workplace Recently, there has been a significant focus on the menopause and how it affects women in the wor ...

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Tengai

Tengai - The HR recruiter of the future

16 Apr 2019

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hpcadmin

Tengai - The HR recruiter of the future Bias, judgement and personal preference in job interviews may soon become things of t ...

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four-day working week

Is the four-day working week the key to reduc ...

12 Apr 2019

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hpcadmin

Is the four-day working week the key to reducing employee burnout? It was found that in 2018 full-time employees in the UK wo ...

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engagement

Managers key to unlocking employee engagement

27 Mar 2019

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hpcadmin

Managers key to unlocking employee engagement   Employee engagement is key to long term success for a business. If an em ...

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potential

Guest Blog: Developing Potential

27 Mar 2019

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hpcadmin

Developing Potential This is a guest post from Danny Clarke at Danny Clarke Training.   People and companies often use t ...

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uber drivers

HPC Law: UBER drivers back in the news

22 Mar 2019

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hpcadmin

UBER drivers back in the news Only three months ago, UBER drivers were considered to be ‘workers’ by the Court of Appeal. Thi ...

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racially

Tribunal rules that employee was racially dis ...

19 Mar 2019

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hpcadmin

Tribunal rules that employee was racially discriminated against during drug investigation   A Tribunal has ruled that an ...

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Bank of England

Does the Bank of England do enough in terms o ...

15 Mar 2019

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hpcadmin

Does the Bank of England do enough in terms of diversity and inclusion? A committee made up of members of parliament have cri ...

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migration

Migration in the UK falls to ten year low

05 Mar 2019

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hpcadmin

Migration in the UK falls to ten year low   Within the UK migration from the European Union (EU) has dropped to the lowe ...

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national minimum wage

Legal time table | Upcoming changes

28 Feb 2019

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hpcadmin

Changes to the national minimum wage/statutory rates On April 1st 2019, the national minimum wage is set to change, with thos ...

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gender pay gap

Hundreds of UK firm’s gender pay gap increase ...

21 Feb 2019

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hpcadmin

In a report done by the BBC it has been discovered that four in ten companies state that their gender pay gap has increased s ...

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mental

Mental Wellbeing in the Workplace

21 Feb 2019

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hpcadmin

“ Clients do not come first. Employees come first. If you take care of your employees, they will take care of your clients “ ...

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employee

The Crossover between Health & Safety and Emp ...

12 Feb 2019

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This month, Daniel Meyer-Lopez from HPC Law outlines the relationship between health & safety and employment law.   ...

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Hermes

Is the new self-employment offer from Hermes ...

08 Feb 2019

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hpcadmin

Is the new self-employment offer from Hermes too good to be true? The delivery firm Hermes has announced that they have reach ...

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tax year planning

Guest Blog: Planning for the end of the tax y ...

30 Jan 2019

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hpcadmin

Planning for the end of the tax year If your company’s tax year ends on 31 March, you’re not alone – plenty of UK businesses ...

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case law

HPC Law - Case Law Update: January 2019

22 Jan 2019

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HPC Law Update - January 2019 This month, Daniel Meyer-Lopez from HPC Law outlines some key case law updates.   Employee ...

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Brexit

The historic Brexit defeat and what it means ...

17 Jan 2019

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hpcadmin

The Brexit deal that Theresa May had been working on was rejected by MPs in Parliament. The deal that was put forward was rej ...

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stress

New Year, same stress – why mental health is ...

11 Jan 2019

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hpcadmin

The majority of employees in the UK went back to work just after the turn of the New Year, and it is highly probable that aft ...

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HR

Workplace trends for HR in 2019

03 Jan 2019

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hpcadmin

The past year has been very hectic in terms of HR. The fast moving technological methods are taking place across every indust ...

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Christmas party

Christmas Parties

14 Dec 2018

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hpcadmin

Everyone loves a good party, and Christmas presents the perfect opportunity to throw or hold a staff party. It has become the ...

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New Year

Checklist for the New Business Year

07 Dec 2018

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hpcadmin

The start of a new year is a symbolic time for businesses. It can represent the start of what is anticipated to be a good yea ...

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data breach

Data Breach: Marriott Starwood

30 Nov 2018

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hpcadmin

Another large data breach has come to the forefront of the world of news, with Marriott Starwood suffering a huge data breach ...

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success

Guest Blog: Are you looking for more Success ...

27 Nov 2018

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hpcadmin

Are you looking for more Success in 2019? As this year draws to a close, many businesses are looking at how they can make 201 ...

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Tribunal

Tribunal awards employee £40,00 after testing ...

23 Nov 2018

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hpcadmin

Kenneth Ball who worked for First Direct Buses was fired for testing positive for cocaine, however after an employment tribun ...

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Brexit

Brexit giving employer’s recruitment headache ...

16 Nov 2018

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hpcadmin

CIPD has conducted research that has highlighted the fact that employers’ recruitment efforts are being affected by worsened ...

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call

Accidental call from manager leads to employe ...

09 Nov 2018

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hpcadmin

An employee has been awarded £8,000 for harassment following an accidental call that was regarded as ‘degrading’. The acciden ...

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wellbeing

Is wellbeing having to be sacrificed by busin ...

02 Nov 2018

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hpcadmin

Wellbeing and health has had to be compromised by 44% of bosses in the UK due to pressure at work. A survey conducted by Vist ...

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budget

Budget 2018: Key points announced by hammond

30 Oct 2018

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hpcadmin

On Monday 29th October, Philip Hammond delivered his third budget as chancellor. The emphasis of the budget was that the pers ...

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Harassment

Is the UK government failing in terms of sexu ...

25 Oct 2018

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hpcadmin

According to reports by a committee of MPs, the government is failing to address "routine and sometimes relentless" sexual ha ...

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nhs

Guest Blog - Where is the NHS now and is ther ...

19 Oct 2018

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hpcadmin

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 strain ...

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case law update

HPC Law | Case Law Update - October 2018

19 Oct 2018

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Case Law Update 16/10/2018 Author: Dean O'Brien The problem with the law, I find, is that it never stays still and I think th ...

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tribunal

Tribunal rules in favour of employee

09 Oct 2018

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hpcadmin

Tribunal won by worker who had her position ‘eroded’ whilst on maternity leave   Agruti Rajput, a senior banker who work ...

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human resources consultant

Review of apprenticeship levy rules announced ...

04 Oct 2018

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hpcadmin

Review of apprenticeship levy rules announced by Chancellor   A controversial apprenticeship levy that was introduced in ...

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