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What does the Taylor Review mean for HR?

What does the Taylor Review mean for HR?

The Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices (the Review) was published last week. Commissioned by Theresa May shortly after she became Prime Minister last summer, the independent review examined how employment practices need to change in order to keep pace with modern business models,...

10 tips for managing sickness absence

10 tips for managing sickness absence

We understand that managing sickness absences can be problematic at times for employers. It is important, however, to manage absences pro-actively, reasonably and fairly. To assist employers we have put together our top 10 tips...

11 essential HR metrics. Are you tracking all of them?

11 essential HR metrics. Are you tracking all of them?

Being able to back up your decisions with clear data evidence is all part of strong leadership in HR, and there’s a high chance you’re already on top of the 11 metrics we’ve outlined as the most important ones for any HR department to track...

Disability Discrimination: Understanding the Equality Act

Disability Discrimination: Understanding the Equality Act

In the news this week, we were informed that almost one-fifth of people (18%) diagnosed with cancer face discrimination from employers or colleagues on return to work. This statistic followed research by the charity Macmillan...

Controversial judgment in disabled worker case

Controversial judgment in disabled worker case

This week we look at a case with potentially far-reaching consequences for employers of people with disabilities.

Tackle potential HR issues during the Euros

Tackle potential HR issues during the Euros

The start of the Euros on 10 June 2016 is bringing anticipation and excitement to millions of football fans across Europe but this time of fun and “backing your team” could cause a headache for employers...

Can an employer dismiss if an employee “pulls a sickie” or malingers?

Can an employer dismiss if an employee “pulls a sickie” or malingers?

Employers occasionally suspect that an employee’s illness is not genuine, or that the employee is malingering, but believe that there is little that can be done.

Sickness absence – busting myths!

Sickness absence – busting myths!

The management of sickness absence is an inevitable aspect of the management of employees.

What does the Conservatives' win mean for employment law?

What does the Conservatives' win mean for employment law?

With the Conservatives now in power following last weeks election, we take a look at what can be expected in terms of changes in employment law.

Work Related Stress and Stress Policies

Work Related Stress and Stress Policies

The recent High Court case of Easton v B&Q plc highlights the need for psychiatric injury to be reasonably foreseeable by the employer.

2014 Employment Law Review and Legal Updates

2014 Employment Law Review and Legal Updates

The ever changing legal landscape in the field of employment and human resources has had another bumper year in 2014.