Compassionate leave is there to help staff cope with the death of a close relative, deal with arrangements and attend their funeral. It can also be allowed where a close relative is seriously or critically ill.
As from 1st March 2017, the penalty for being caught using your mobile phone whilst you are behind the wheel has doubled. You will now receive a £200 fine and six points on your driving licence.
Many an employee, on a Friday in particular head to a public house where a drink or two maybe consumed over lunch. Recently insurance service provider, Lloyd’s of London, have issued a new policy to staff which prevents them from drinking alcohol at any time between 9am – 5pm on a Monday to Friday.
An NHS associate director was advised in 2011 that her role was at risk of redundancy. She was due to go away on a family holiday that same month so she immediately requested that no decision was made until she returned...
More than 115,000 UK employees of fast-food chain McDonald’s, are being offered fixed hour contracts rather than zero hour contacts, in a move they say is a way to show their investment to their staff.
The expectation that men are the breadwinners whilst women stay at home to tend to the children is an old fashioned view which is out of date. A more modern attitude to parenting is sharing the responsibilities where possible which increasingly sees more men staying at home with the children or working part-time and the mothers returning to work full time.
An employment appeal tribunal has concluded that a trainee solicitor with Asperger’s was unfairly disadvantaged after she was required to complete a multiple- choice psychometric test as part of the recruitment process.
The general election on 8th June 2017 will inevitably result in a change to the political landscape. Now that the major parties have set out their plans for government, it’s worth looking at what they’re offering.
The manager of an investment banking division who had access to vast quantities of confidential client data, sent messages to a personal acquaintance via messaging app Whatsapp to show off about the financial status of his clients.