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An Employee Resignation During a Disciplinary Process

Posted on 02 September 2021

An employer cannot refuse to accept an employee’s resignation at any time.  If an employee has submitted their resignation it is valid even if the ... Continue reading >

What is Workplace Mediation?

Posted on 02 September 2021

Mediation is where an impartial third party, helps people in dispute to attempt to reach a resolution by facilitating a conversation between the parti... Continue reading >

Key Information on Overtime

Posted on 02 September 2021

Overtime is usually classed as hours worked above normal full time hours. Salaried positions often do not attract overtime payments, but it is common ... Continue reading >

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Aug, 2018

Are staff handbooks contractual?        

Posted by Helen in Employee Handbooks

  The answer is sometimes……. The employer needs to make it clear whether the staff handbook is contractual or not.  Some provisions in a staff handbook will be part of an employee’s written contract and if they are it should be made if the handbook or certain parts of it does form part of the co...



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Jun, 2017

Why Organisations should have an Employee Handbook        

Posted by Helen in Employee Handbooks

The Employee Handbook is a must have for businesses to ensure that staff are both aware of and follow company rules and regulations. It is not a legal requirement, but is a valuable source of reference for new and existing employees, so while it is non-contractual it is a good supplement alongside terms ...



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