Posted on 15th August 2019
To mark the landmark year that Laura Crane would have celebrated her 40th Birthday we have partnered with the Laura Crane Youth Cancer Trust to create a prediction challenge that’s easy to enter and we hope will be fun to play.
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 12th June 2019
Performance Management or Workplace Bullying?
It’s surprising how often we see managers being accused of bullying when trying to manage employee performance. There really should be no confusion between the two activities:
Posted on 5th April 2019
No one wants an employment issue to escalate into a dispute that leads to a tribunal claim. They are often a result of a catastrophic break down in trust, communication and understanding between employer and employee – and they are very stressful for all concerned.
Posted on 6th March 2019
As usual, statutory rates for minimum rates of pay will change in April.
Posted on 25th February 2019
25th February is a Red Letter Day for us because it’s our birthday. Pennine Business Partners was formed on this day in 2010 so we are nine years old today!
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 4th December 2018
Most staff look forward to the office party all year and why not!!
The tradition of the “Christmas party” is a chance for you to thank your staff for all their hard work and efforts during the year. However, with spirits running high, you may find yourselves managing Christmas Party HR issues, well into the New Year.