Looking back, looking forwards – a year in the life of WorkLife
Date Posted: 23/12/2015 Author:
WorkLife is now almost two years old: time flies when you're having fun! This time last year, David did a sweep up of the main legal changes which came into force in 2014 and set out what he thought were likely to be the key developments in 2015.
Absence triggers - beware of a ‘one size fits all’ approach
Date Posted: 17/12/2015 Author:
I am currently engaged in the endurance test that is the month of December – a whirlwind of Christmas parties and late nights coupled with various child-related activities and the inevitable pre-holiday bugs and illnesses. All hope of healthy living goes out the window and promises of January detoxes somehow get me through (and we are only 8 sleeps away from the big day now…). It is also a classic time of year when employers face higher rates of sickness absence. Whilst these are (in...
Holiday Season for the Employment Appeal Tribunal
Date Posted: 11/12/2015 Author:
On Wednesday and Thursday this week, the Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) heard the case of British Gas v Lock as it grapples once again with the thorny issue of holiday pay.
Top tips when recruiting household employees
Date Posted: 02/12/2015 Author:
Following on from Katie Lancaster's post on confidentiality in the home, Serena Nicholls looks at recruitment of domestic staff more generally and sets out her top tips.
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