HR AND EMPLOYMENT LAW NEWS

Blog & HR News

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.

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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MAKING YOUR HANDBOOK INTERESTING TO YOUR EMPLOYEES
Let’s be honest, most handbooks are boring. They are lengthy documents that are normally read once and then hidden away ...
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HOLIDAYS FOR PART-TIME EMPLOYEES
The minimum statutory holiday entitlement is 5.6 weeks (which equates to 28 days, if an employee works a five or six day ...
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MANAGING ABSENCE
We get many enquiries about Managing Absence and according to the Office for National Statistics an estimated 137.3 million days ...
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WHAT DOES EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES REALLY MEAN?
We've all heard the words ‘equal opportunities' being used, but what does it really mean to ensure that all employees ...
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MANAGING PROBATIONARY PERIODS
Many Companies adopt a probationary period when appointing new employees.  By setting a probationary period a newly recruited employee is ...
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EMPLOYMENT TRIBUNAL CLAIMS UP BY 165%
The latest figures and statistics relating to employment tribunal claims (for the period April to June 2018) has been published ...
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WHY CONTRACTS OF EMPLOYMENT ARE A MUST FOR ANY SERIOUS BUSINESS
I'm not going to harp on about compliance and legal requirements, they go without saying. I do want to talk ...
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