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Positive Action in the Workplace

Employers are under a legal duty not to discriminate against prospective or existing employees, either negatively or positively. However, that is not to say employers cannot take ‘positive action’ to

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Individual Redundancy Consultation (HR Help)

The process of managing individual redundancies differs to that of collective redundancies, including the individual redundancy consultation requirements. This makes it important for employers, HR and managers to understand the

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Occupational Sick Pay (HR Guide)

Managing occupational sick pay can often be complicated. The following guide for employers looks at the rules on occupational sick pay – including entitlement, rates and duration – and how

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Grievance Procedure Steps

A grievance is a work-related complaint brought by an employee. Grievances should be used to bring issues to the employer’s attention for the matter to be investigated and resolved fairly.

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Employment Case Law Update June 2020

A number of key employment law cases of significance for employers have recently been decided.   Unfair dismissal in redundancy Gwynedd Council v Barratt A London Employment Tribunal has ruled

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Redundancy Bumping & Fair Dismissal

When dealing with redundancies, employers have to meet specific requirements to ensure the fair and lawful dismissal of employees. This includes having a genuine reason for any redundancy and following

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How Do Staggered Hours Work?

With flexible working on the rise, approaches such as staggered hours can offer both the employer and employee advantages. We look at what is meant by staggered hours and the

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