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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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Jun, 2019

HR Policies and Procedures        

Posted by Helen in HR Policies and Procedures

Having good HR policies and procedures in place has several benefits:  ·           They provide written guidance on how to manage a wide range of employment issues ·           They provide consistency of approach in dealing with issues ·           They outline responsibi...



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31
Oct, 2017

Do I have to agree to an employee's flexible working request?        

Posted by Helen in HR Policies and Procedures

A flexible working request is a request from an employee to reduce their working hours or change their working patterns (or both) or even a request to work at home.   Informal Requests  An employer may agree to informal requests without limitation, but if the employee is declined and eligible they may ...



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Apr, 2017

What HR Policies and Procedures do SME's need?        

Posted by Helen in HR Policies and Procedures

Employing staff for the first time is a big step to commit to for many small business owner/ managers, and can be quite daunting if you are not sure what needs to be put in place to make sure that things go smoothly from the outset.  Apart from having a good contract in place and ideally an Employee Han...



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Jul, 2015

Employee Use of Social Media        

Posted by Helen in HR Policies and Procedures

With social media all the rage it is a good idea to think of the impact this may have on a business in light of its rapid growth and some recent high profile cases. Whilst its roots belong in personal use, social media is of course now widely used in the business community to positively and successfully ...



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