Each year our firm nominates a charity of the year and this year we have chosen Ruksak45218.
As part of our series of articles on recruitment this month, here we explore issues which can arise when checking an applicant’s right to work.
Most employers will be familiar with the provisions of the Equality Act 2010 (EqA 2010) which make discrimination and harassment unlawful in relation to nine "protected characteristics". However, they may not always be aware that this prohibition also applies at the recruitment stage.
As part of our mini-series of articles on recruitment this month, in this article we explore some of the issues which can arise at the offer stage.
As part of our mini-series of articles on recruitment this month, in this article we explore some of the issues which can arise when employers wish to vet the candidates who apply to them, before they offer them a role.
The P&O mass redundancies continue to reverberate. The government has now announced that it will be introducing a new Statutory Code of Practice on the use of fire and rehire practices to change employment terms and conditions.
Like most organisations, Her Majesty’s Courts & Tribunals Service experienced a dramatic change in the way they work as a result of the pandemic.
Positive action in recruitment is permissible only in limited circumstances: employers are allowed to take certain positive steps to help individuals who are disadvantaged by a protected characteristic (including disability).
Parliament is not the only workplace which struggles to effectively tackle sexual harassment at work.
Although voluntary redundancy is often regarded as lower risk than compulsory redundancy, there are still traps for the unwary employer.