Posted on 12th September 2018
Rare reinstatement ruling and £22,805 award from Employment Tribunal for tanker driver who spilled fuel on a forecourt.
Posted on 10th September 2018
The numerically based 1 to 9 grading system for GCSE’s was introduced in 2017. In a recent survey commissioned by OFQUAL it was reported that 23% of employers thought the top band was 1 and not 9 which it actually is.
Posted on 22nd August 2018
Having worked for her employer for 20 years, Mrs Smith was dismissed for gross misconduct after sending a series of emails to a trading partner company in which she referred to a colleague as a “knob” and a “knob head”.
Posted on 15th August 2018
Fortem Solutions provide property repairs for Birmingham City Council, their repairmen were provided with vans to support their work. The company’s vehicle and driver policy stated that vans were only provided for work duties and must not “under any circumstances be used for private purposes other than for ordinary commuting. Unauthorised use of a company vehicle is deemed to be gross misconduct and may result in dismissal.”
Posted on 14th August 2018
Mr C Decker worked for Merseyside based driver recruitment agency Extra Personnel Logistics from 2008 until his resignation in 2017. For the majority of that time he was involved in recruiting drivers of heavy and large goods vehicles.
Posted on 9th August 2018
Understandably, one of the key questions prospective customers want the answer to, is how much will it cost me to get external HR support?
Posted on 12th July 2018
Freelance teacher Paula Bradley (no relation) worked for the London School of English. The school required all employees to be at work 15 minutes before class start time, which was typically 9.00am. Ms Bradley was unable to make the 8.45am start time because she had to take her own child to school.
Posted on 25th June 2018
That capricious thing the British Summer looks set to shine on us and send temperatures soaring in the coming days. We often hear it said that there’s no better place to live and work than the UK when the weather is nice. But, that doesn’t stop many of us asking – is it too hot for work? Or, Can we knock off early? As a business owner, you may have the answers because you can decide how to proceed.
Posted on 14th June 2018
Would your policies and procedures stand up to scrutiny if a worker turned up incapable due to drink or drugs?
Posted on 29th March 2018
We love the varied nature of our job because every day is different and every situation is unique because it will refer to a particular business. Even situations that look similar on paper will be different in practice because our guidance will help business owners manage in the way they want to and not in prescriptive, one size fits all manner.