HR Advice

  1. If you fail to spot and act upon whistleblowing (otherwise known as making a protected disclosure), the damage to your business can be immense. What can start off as a seemingly straightforward complaint can be used by the cynical employee (or worker, both are covered by the protecting legislation) or their legal advisor to fashion […]

  2. Following a Preliminary Hearing on January 2nd and 3rd 2020, Norwich Employment Tribunal found that the Claimant’s “Ethical Veganism” is a philosophical belief and therefore it falls within the protected characteristic of Religion or Belief under the Equality Act. Whilst this is not a binding judgment for future Tribunals, it means that it is potentially […]

  3. Here at Wirehouse we get many questions regarding restrictive covenants and the desire for employers to restrict what an employee can do once their employment has been terminated. The starting point for employers is to understand that any contractual term which restricts a former employees activities would be unlawful as a restraint of trade and […]

  4. The New Year always brings a sense of excitement and time to plan for the coming months ahead, is your business HR ready? We look into 2020 and review some of the hot topics and key HR trends for the coming year. [su_youtube url=”″] HR Appraisals, Performance Reviews and Continuous Feedback With many employees planning […]

  5. Whilst many businesses close for Christmas, for those that remain open careful Christmas rota planning is essential to avoid a potential staffing headache. Some sectors of the UK which have to work at Christmas include not only the hospitality industry, but the emergency services and domiciliary care sectors. Whilst many people in health or care […]

  6. As the year draws to a close there has been a number of employment cases that have shaped the Employment Law advice and guidelines for businesses in 2019. We review 5 key cases and provide practical advice for employers. 1. Perceived direct disability discrimination In the case of Chief Constable of Norfolk v Coffey the […]

  7. With the festive party season upon us, we review the 5 key HR challenges facing businesses and provide practical advice to help you have trouble-free company Christmas parties. Are you concerned about staff behaviour at your Christmas party? Get in touch with our expert Employment Law team today for HR Advice. Our Top 5 Tips […]

  8. There are countless online resources offering employers HR advice , but not all are as useful as they could be. In order to get the most from these resources, we’ve compiled a list of the top 5 resources for free HR advice when you just need a little guidance or assistance that you can rely […]