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.
A survey has found that 52% of surveyed job seekers over the age of 50 believed their age made employers less likely to hire them.
Until recently automatic unfair dismissal claims arising from concerns about health and safety were regarded as a bit ‘niche’.
The dismissal and re-engagement on new terms of hundreds of British Gas engineers made the headlines last month.
Coronavirus is dominating the news. We have watched it spread from China, across the Middle East and it is very much taking hold in Europe over the past few days. Now is the time to think about how this might affect your business and its employees, with the range of possible impacts from staff going off sick to full workplace closure.
As we’ve mentioned, the coming weeks will be busy as employers gear up for more changes than usual come the new tax year. Read on for the key ones:
Tea Break Time: our latest bite-sized excerpt is on Whistleblowing, a relatively recent phenomenon but one we are seeing more and more of.
Protection for whistle-blowers continues to hit the headlines and we’re certainly seeing a significant increase in such cases. There are some significant challenges in dealing with the technical aspects and the potential for large damages awards, even for relatively short-serving employees means that the cases can pose real risk for businesses if not managed effectively.
Tea Break Time: our latest is a bite-sized reminder of the essentials in a restructure/redundancy exercise.
Where employees are accused of gross misconduct, suspending them on full pay pending a disciplinary investigation is often a knee-jerk reaction. However, as the case of Upton-Hansen Architects Ltd v Gyftaki, reminds us, such a step is not always justified.