A recent decision of the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) could be regarded as an early Christmas present by beleaguered HR professionals.
The joys of undertaking an investigation are lost on some people and HR often faces a challenge in finding a willing and capable set of hands to be entrusted with this important exercise.
This leads us onto interim relief claims which we believe are likely to be used more often in the current climate.
In this new world of remote working, one of many challenges has been how to conduct formal meetings with employees, such as disciplinary and grievance meetings, or redundancy consultations when the workforce is not on work premises.
Tea Break Time: Investigations: getting them right and avoiding the risks. Practical guidance on the best approaches and why reliable evidence is so important.
FE Colleges, in common with most employers, have their share of workplace personality clashes. A serious breakdown in relationships will, in extreme cases, inevitably result in a dismissal of once or more staff.
Join us for the latest Mitchell Law Tea Break and hear our thoughts about whether we need a dress code in the workplace.
Join us for the latest Mitchell Law Tea Break and hear our thoughts and top tips about dismissing for reputation damage, you could even take part in our pop quiz!
Join us for the latest Mitchell Law Tea Break and hear our thoughts about malingering, absence management and stress!
During the last year, we’ve seen a definite trend in life being made just that little bit more difficult for our employer clients or, to be more specific, for the individuals who make up their senior HR function.