How to make sure employees have a healthy work life balance.

Work Life Balance

How to make sure employees have a healthy work-life balance all year long.   The 7th – 11th of October 2019 seen the popular ‘Work Life Week’ program commence. It has been designed to encourage employers and employees to focus on their well being in and outside of the workplace. It is important for employers… Continue reading

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HPC Law Update: Brexit & Suspending Employees

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HPC Law Update: Brexit & Suspending Employees   Litigants in person Following the abolition in payment of fees for Employment Tribunals, lawyers acting for the employer often find themselves on the opposite side to a litigant in person. When dealing with litigants in person, it can sometimes be a difficult situation to manage.   When… Continue reading

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How to manage an employee who has started a ‘side hustle’

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How to manage an employee who has started a ‘side hustle’.   With new opportunities like internet and digital innovation, many more people are starting a side hustle along with their main breading winning job. Although this new found motivation and drive can transfer into the employees’ primary job, there are various legal factors which… Continue reading

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Guest Blog | How to support employee wellbeing (without telling them).

How to support employee wellbeing (without telling them) In December 2009, Dr Anne Thornpike and her team of colleagues had an idea to improve the staff of Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. She believed she could improve the eating and drinking habits of thousands of the hospital staff without telling them…   What did they… Continue reading

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Judge finds women was unreasonably dismissed after IVF treatment.

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Judge finds women was unreasonably dismissed after IVF treatment.   A recent employment tribunal case has finalised, in which an administrative assistant who received in vitro fertilisation (IVF) was unreasonably dismissed after she told her employer she was pregnant.   The employment tribunal (ET) which took place in Birmingham heard that Gita Karavadra, who at… Continue reading

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