Posted on 13th August 2019
Harry Potter star Emma Watson this week announced the launch a free legal helpline for women suffering sexual harassment at work. This serves as a timely reminder to employers to take any complaints of bullying and harassment seriously.
Posted on 3rd July 2019
Landmark ruling by Supreme Court gives employers more freedom with restrictive covenants
The Supreme Court’s landmark ruling overturns an earlier Appeal Court verdict relating to a clause in a restrictive covenant.
Posted on 2nd July 2019
Complete failure at investigation stage leads to unfair dismissal award
An employment tribunal has recently made an award of £17,339 for unfair dismissal to a supervisor who sent “I’m going to tickle you till you pee” message to 17 year old female colleague.
Posted on 11th December 2018
Bar manager choked by Chef at Christmas party wins tribunal
This recently reported case highlights the HR and management issues raised in Lynn’s recent video and blog …
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 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 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 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 25th February 2018
The UK has been warned about this week's Baltc Blast of cold weather for some time, but is your business ready for the disruption the snow and ice is likely to cause?