Employment And Hr Services Articles
If you suffer with the symptoms of persistent pain whilst at work, you may find our new website information on Chronic Pain interesting.
BBC Newswatch presenter Samira Ahmed wins her equal pay case against the BBC
Sejal Patel explains ethical veganism and a recent case in the headlines
The equality discrimination case of 69 year old Oxford Professor Paul Ewart
With the General Election less than 10 days away, we’ve put the parties’ policies on employment law into one simple and easy-to-read article.
Competing Protected Characteristics - transgender reassignment and the law - and what it means for employers and employees
– A Timeline of Sexism and Equality.
Employment lawyer Carrie-Ann Randall shares her research into the main Acts of law that have brought us closer to Equality in the UK and within the legal profession.
The workplace can be rife with these due to differing opinions and it can be a tricky celebration to negotiate with employees. Halloween divides people’s opinions, for some it is an important festival to be celebrated whilst others find it offensive.
World Mental Health Day: stress in the workplace now a commonplace occurrence
The demise of Thomas Cook makes us all fearful about our own employers and their viability
According to Ministry of Justice Figures, there were 6,550 disability discrimination claims at employment tribunals last year. This is a 37% increase on the year before, and represents a growth rate which is eight times faster than the increase in total claims over the same period.
The Islamic tradition Ramadan will commence this Sunday 5th May for 30 days. During this time individuals observing Ramadan will fast between the hours of sunrise and sunset. As an employer it is important to be aware of anyone in your team who is observing Ramadan and ensure suitable provisions are in place for those individuals in order to support them. Fasting will take place mainly during working hours and it is important to be aware of the potential impact it can have in the workplace.
Flexible working is, perhaps, the panacea for many parents. In addition, manged in the correct manner, it may be a long-term solution for employers too, facing a skills gap, an issue with finding employees in a post-Brexit Britain and even to resource existing vacancies that require a particular skill or personality fit. So, what is the problem?
As occurs every April, there are a number of changes to employment law, remuneration and workers’ rights which have been published and come into effect this month. This article covers the top six changes that all employers should be aware of.