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At Practical HR, we like to keep our clients as informed as possible. One way in which we do this is by posting regular news articles highlighting what we think might be of interest to you. Here you can find information and updates relating to HR and employment law.

DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION & REASONABLE ADJUSTMENTS
Dealing with Disability in the Workplace Disability discrimination is one of the most common claims made against employers. This is ...
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PART TIME HOLIDAY CALCULATIONS
Calculating Part Time Holidays I am often asked by clients how to calculate holidays for part time employees. This can ...
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LONG TERM ABSENCE
I am frequently asked to advice on long term absence cases. There are a few common problems that arise with ...
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IS MEDIATION PINK AND FLUFFY?
Because HR is about people, no two situations are ever exactly the same. It is therefore about understanding the overall ...
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LAST MINUTE HOLIDAY REQUESTS
I was recently asked to advise a client on a case where an employee had 'booked' their holiday without getting ...
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REFUSING HOLIDAY REQUESTS
It is that time of year when most people are thinking about taking their summer holiday. All too often employees ...
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BANK HOLIDAY ENTITLEMENT FOR PART-TIME WORKERS
Many companies start their holiday year from January to December. At this time of year, employees are keen to not ...
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CAN AN EMPLOYEE REQUEST PART-TIME WORKING OR A CHANGE TO THEIR HOURS?
The Employment Rights Act 1996 provides employees, who have at least 26 weeks' continuous employment, the statutory right to request ...
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HOW CAN I IMPROVE EMPLOYEE RETENTION?
Certain industries have a high turnover of employees in the first few months as a result or resignations or dismissals.  ...
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WHAT ARE LAWFUL PAY DEDUCTIONS?
Under the Employment Rights Act 1996, to enable employers to lawfully make deductions from wages or take payments from an ...
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