The top five employment law cases in April

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The top five employment law cases in April   April has been a month that has brought us sunshine, rain and wind but alongside all of this there has also been some very important employment law cases in our courts. 1. Racial Harassment suffered by cleaner in diversity training   Whilst participating in an equality and… Continue reading

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Managers key to unlocking employee engagement

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Managers key to unlocking employee engagement   Employee engagement is key to long term success for a business. If an employer takes time to understand employees’ values and motivations it can have a revelatory effect on their team.   In the ever important Macleod report that was published in 2008 but still is highly relevant… Continue reading

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Tribunal rules that employee was racially discriminated against during drug investigation

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Tribunal rules that employee was racially discriminated against during drug investigation   A Tribunal has ruled that an employer has carried out an inquiry into drug usage in a ‘deeply flawed’ manner after an employer who took caffeine tablets was accused of distributing drugs.   The London tribunal has awarded a trainee emergency call operator… Continue reading

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Office Environment – Employee’s aren’t satisfied with their work office environment

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Office Environment – Employee’s aren’t satisfied with their work office environment The way we work is changing and as a result of technology, it provides businesses with a more flexible approach to working. No longer are we shackled to the desk, we can roam or work from home.   A survey gathered research from 600… Continue reading

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Voluntary overtime must be included in an employee’s holiday pay

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Voluntary overtime must be included in an employee’s holiday pay The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has confirmed payments for purely voluntary overtime must be included in an employee’s holiday pay if they are regular enough to constitute to ‘normal pay’.   A large amount of employers have never included working voluntary overtime in holiday pay. This… Continue reading

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