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 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
April 2019 sees the final staged increment in both employer and employee contributions to Workplace Pensions.
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.
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.