Employment Law Update | November 2021

Employment law

Employment Law Update | November 2021 James Mallon, our HR Business Partner, provides us with updates to employment law for the month of November 2021, Raising Disability at a Disciplinary Hearing/Probationary Review The recent Employment Appeal Tribunal case of Stott v Ralli Ltd held that an employer had not discriminated against an employee with a… Continue reading


Occupational Cancer │ Health and Safety

Occupational cancer

Occupational Cancer │ Health and Safety As November is Lung Cancer Month, our H & S Consultant, Colin Jones, decided to discuss occupational lung cancer for this month’s health and safety update. Lung cancer, mesothelioma, and bladder cancer are the most common types of occupational cancer. Occupational cancers concentrate among specific groups of the working population.… Continue reading


Changing Contract Terms & Conditions


Changing Contract Terms & Conditions In this article, our Senior HR Advisor, Claire McGuinness, offers advice to employers changing employee contract terms and conditions When employers need to change terms and conditions for their employees, this can cause practical difficulties.  So what if some employees don’t agree? Can an employee refuse to sign and can… Continue reading


The Top 10 Communication Skills


The Top 10 Communication Skills In this article, our Senior HR advisor, Dan Williams, discusses the top 10 communication skills employers should look for in a new recruit. 1. Emotional Intelligence Emotional intelligence is the ability to understand and manage your emotions so as to communicate effectively, avoid stress, overcome challenges and empathise with others. It’s… Continue reading


Covid-19 Vaccination to be Mandatory for NHS staff

Mandatory Vaccination

Covid-19 Vaccinationto be Mandatory for NHS staff Frontline NHS staff in England will be required to receive the covid-19 vaccination in order to remain in their current positions unless medically exempt. Secretary of health Savid Javid announced the intention behind the mandate is to ensure the safety of patients. NHS vaccination There is currently 1.3… Continue reading