When should an employer become aware of an employee disability?

Disability Disable Discrimination Work Enviroment

When should an employer become aware of an employees disability? A recent Employee Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has resulted in the debatable dismissal of a disabled employee. The claimant (a trade associations finance coordinator for the construction industry) was dismissed due to “poor attendance and timekeeping” and the inability to be depended on whilst in her… Continue reading

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HPC Law: Settlement Agreements & Changes To Employment Contracts.

Agreement to change   In last month’s article, I wrote about the importance of changes in the contracts of employment and the need to obtain consent from the employee for the consent to any changes. This issue has been highlighted in the media recently by supermarket giant Asda who wanted to make changes to the… Continue reading

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The Bigger Picture with NDA’s

NDA, Donald Trump, Workplace,

The Bigger Picture with NDA’s NDA’s Introduction   Non-disclosure agreements (NDA’s) cases have become a prominent talking point in recent months, various scandals have come to light regarding some previously well respected individuals like Harvey Weinstein, Sir Phillip Green and Donald Trump.   After the Hollywood NDA scandals first broke, the spotlight began to focus… Continue reading

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Support & HR for Employees with Gambling Problems.

Gambling Gamble STOP

Support & HR for Employees with Gambling Problems.   Gambling Addiction   With “Game week 1” of the Barclays Premier League finalising, comes a swarm of eager fans casting their predictions on the winners and losers for the 2019/2020 season in the hope of making an extra pound or two on top of their pay… Continue reading

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FTSE 100 LGBT+ Diversity Failure.

LGBT+

FTSE 100 LGBT+ Diversity Failure. Following the ‘LGBT+ Price Festival’ in Liverpool, the prominence of LGBT+ diversity issues in the workplace is even more so important to address.   Recently the ‘FTSE 100’ firms released their annual 2019 report. Although the number of companies to reference LGBT+ inclusion has risen by (12 per cent) in… Continue reading

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