With so much personal information in the public realm, it’s no wonder that businesses often make use of this resource for recruitment purposes. However, due to the way in which social media blurs the line between the personal and professional, there are both ethical and legal questions regarding the way in which social media background […]
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Tension within the workplace is natural and some conflict is bound to occur. Though some managers may confuse dispute prevention with conflict management, there’s a great deal more to the process of conflict resolution in the workplace than simply stifling conflict at source. Instead, managers need to develop mechanisms that allow for differences to be […]
There’s certain health and safety information you should be displaying in your workplace including a health and safety law poster. Some are legally required and others are just good practice, we review four of the most important and provide practical advice. 1. Health and Safety Law Poster The Health and Safety Information for Employees Regulations […]
When an ‘economic entity’ is sold on, it is probable that the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employees) Regulations (TUPE) 2006 will apply. When TUPE applies the duty to inform and consult will be triggered, ignore this TUPE consultation process at your peril. In a recent case, an employer through no fault of its own, […]
Pregnancy can be a great time for a family preparing for the arrival of the new born, however in the cases of miscarriages or still births emotions can run high and ensuring that you as an employer deal with the situation clearly and properly will ensure that you are not only in line with maternity […]
As of the 6th April 2019, the HSE has increased the hourly charge of Fee For Intervention from £129 per hour to £154 per hour – doesn’t sound that excessive, does it? It does when there are other considerations to take into account. How will the increase affect my business? It all depends on how […]
We understand the importance of providing peace of mind for businesses when it comes to health and safety. For employers with a duty of care to the safety and welfare of their employees the 28th April is an important date, it’s the annual World Day for Safety and Health at Work and Workers’ Memorial Day. […]
The HSE have recently announced that they are in the process of refreshing their RIDDOR reporting forms to make the reporting process easier for the user. The HSE aims to have all forms refreshed by April 2019. We review the upcoming changes and what you need to know.One of the main differences between the old […]