Do You Need a Mental Health First Aider?

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With mental health being one of the leading causes of sickness absence, and with thousands of employees losing their jobs each year to mental health-related problems, employers are increasingly looking to find ways to support the emotional wellbeing of their employees. Below we look at the benefits of appointing a mental health first aider as […]

Relocation Policy (What to Include?)

Handled badly, a workplace relocation has the potential to impact morale and productivity, and key personnel may opt to leave the company, creating the additional expense of hiring and training new employees. A clear and comprehensive relocation policy is a powerful tool for ensuring both employers and employees understand their rights and responsibilities in respect […]

How to Avoid Redundancy

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Employers have to take steps to avoid redundancy by considering alternative measures. It is also generally in the organisation’s interests to exhaust all alternatives to redundancy, given the legal risks and impact on workforce morale that inevitably come with undertaking a redundancy process. The options to consider will depend on the employer’s reasons for redundancy and […]

TUPE Transfer Checklist

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The Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) regulations (TUPE) exist to protect employee rights when the business they work for changes owner. If your organisation is due to be partially or completely sold to another employer, or you are switching service providers in a manner that will involve transfer of employees, you have a statutory […]

Employees’ Relocation Rights: Guide for HR

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8 minute read Last updated: 25th October 2019   Whether organisations are moving to bigger premises, for financial reasons or to be nearer to customers, the relocation process is invariably complex, carrying a number of risks and challenges for human resource teams. The priority should be retaining key personnel and maintaining a positive and productive […]

Managing TUPE (and Getting it Right!)

Employer guidance for managing TUPE transfers   10 minute read Last updated: 29th November 2019   If you are buying or selling a business, you may need to familiarise yourself with the rules under TUPE. This will ensure that any employees transferring to a new employer as part of the transaction are protected in accordance with […]