In another whistle-blowing case, we look at those who misuse their employers' confidential information – but what if they claim to be ‘whistle-blowers’ acting in the public interest?
A second case on vicarious liability to be overturned by the Supreme Court, this time relating to sexual misconduct by a medical practitioner.
Workers who are accused of criminal offences are, like everyone else, innocent until proven guilty – but what if keeping them on threatens to cause reputational damage to their employer?
This case is a salutary reminder to employers to take expert advice early on when considering its obligations towards those with disabilities.
Anyone who induces an employee to breach his or her contract is guilty of a civil wrong and can expect financial consequences.
With another update from the Government in the last few days, we have some further clarification on the furlough scheme for you.
Tea Break Time: Investigations: getting them right and avoiding the risks. Practical guidance on the best approaches and why reliable evidence is so important.
The speed of the introduction of Furlough leave left many questions unanswered last week. As promised, we’ve rounded up some further details for you, as more information about the scheme has become available.
As we noted in our update yesterday, the usual rules for sick certification will not apply for those who are self-isolating due to possible Coronavirus exposure.
As always, HR is in the front line. Your teams are already dealing with the realities of plans for dealing with workplace closures and staff being absent for a variety of reasons.