How to support staff affected by SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder)

How to support staff affected by SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder)   The temperature is dropping, the daylight hours are diminishing and the icy freeze is descending. With winter now settling in, has your business thought about how seasonal weather changes can affect your employee’s mental health and wellbeing?   A study by the NHS states… Continue reading

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HPC Law Update: Employment Tribunal Time Limits.

HPC Law Update: Employment Tribunal Time Limits.   The time limits for bringing a claim before the employment Tribunal are extremely tight. The time limit is generally three months less a day from the date of effective termination, or from the act of harassment or detrimental treatment.   The effective date of termination (EDT) could… 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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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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