The answer is very definitely ‘No’. The government has published a list of the strangest excuses given by employers for failing to pay the National Minimum Wage (N...
Thursday 23 March 2017
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Disciplinary proceedings can be a minefield and getting the process...
Monday 20 March 2017
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Q: Can you sue the previous employer of a new recruit where they have knowingly held back relevant information from a reference? A: In short, yes, only if the new employer suffers a financial loss. It is common that employers will seek ...
Friday 17 March 2017
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This is an interesting question we were asked at our business briefing in Liverpool last week: Q. If an employee has been off sick with a doctor’s note and comes back to work saying they feel well enough, do I have to check with the d...
Wednesday 8 March 2017
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A mobile phone is now an essential piece of work equipment and as such we all need to recognise how to use it safely a...
Thursday 2 March 2017
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The Government review of the Employment Tribunal Fees: Is this ...
Wednesday 1 March 2017
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Self employed worker rights has been a hot topic at our business briefings this month. There has been some debate in recent weeks over what employment rights a person may have if they are wrongly classed as...
Tuesday 28 February 2017
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The age of technology has brought with it a new type of nightmare for employers...
Wednesday 22 February 2017
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One of many interesting questions we were asked at our business briefing this morning was: Q: Does a young employee have the right to bring a representative to a disciplinary hearing? A. All employees, not just young on...
Monday 6 February 2017
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We get asked many questions by business owners at our events, this week we were asked: Q: We rent our premises, what is our responsibility for a fire risk assessment? A: This all depends on what is stated in the lease a...
Thursday 2 February 2017
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