Latest Human Resource News
News, views and stories of interest which may help you in your Human Resource strategy. The archive section is always open to view stories you might have missed. Below is a list of all our current news items, or you can view our past stories by going to our archive section.
Submitted on 14 Sep 2017
What to do when staff go missing!
Staff take time off work for all sorts of reasons – they or a family member get sick, emergencies arise, or they just need days off to deal with stuff. But what should you do if an employee fails to return to work and then is impossible to contact? ... read more »
Submitted on 11 Jul 2017
Holiday Entitlement – Busting the Myths!
How much do you know about employee holiday entitlement?
With the holiday season about to take off now’s the time to check that your interpretation of holiday pay and entitlement is correct and not one of the common myths. ... read more »
Submitted on 9 May 2017
The Downfalls of the Dirty Office!
When it comes to the recruitment and retention of staff would you, as an employer, ever consider that the state of your workplace could be a deal-breaker! ... read more »
Submitted on 23 Mar 2017
Employing Foreign Nationals – do you understand the rules?
A report into practices, perceptions and experiences in relation to recruitment, has revealed there is confusion and misunderstanding of the law, when it comes to advertising jobs. ... read more »
Submitted on 23 Feb 2017
Compulsory high heels kick up a storm!
When Nicola Thorpe revolted against her employer’s demands to wear high heels at work - things certainly kicked off! ... read more »
Submitted on 22 Nov 2016
Self-Employed.......... or an Employee?
A ground breaking decision at a London tribunal involving the online app, Uber, has cast doubt about other organisations using self-employed operators – are they self-employed or actually employees? ... read more »
Submitted on 21 Oct 2016
Latest on: Commission/Holiday Pay & Pension Auto-enrolment
Following British Gas’s unsuccessful appeal Employers need to include commission in holiday pay.
Plus - has the staging date for your Pension Auto-enrolment arrived yet?
... read more »
Submitted on 7 Sep 2016
Misconduct Outside of Work
When should misconduct that occurs outside of work result in dismissal? ... read more »
Submitted on 18 Aug 2016
Sexual Harassment – a growing issue in your business?
In these days of supposed equality why is sexual harassment an issue for over half of the female workforce in the UK? ... read more »
Submitted on 11 Aug 2016
Counting the Cost - Sexual Harassment
The recent court cases featured include discrimination over sick leave plus cases highlighting an issue which, according to a recent TUC survey, is a seemingly growing trend in the workplace - that of sexual harassment at work. ... read more »