Employment and HR Articles

A General Guide to Recruiting StaffMarch 12, 2015

Getting the recruitment process right is vital to ensure that you not only select the most suitable candidate for the vacancy but also do so...

In Brief: Data Protection Guidance for EmployersMarch 12, 2015

Employers have a legal responsibility to ensure that employees' personal details are respected and properly protected. The Employment Practices Data Protection Code contains guidance on the...

A Guide to Selecting Employees for RedundancyMarch 12, 2015

When an employer faces having to dismiss employees by reason of redundancy, there are certain procedures that should be followed in order to comply with...

In Brief: Acas Guidance on Holiday and Holiday PayMarch 12, 2015

The Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (Acas) has useful guidance for employers puzzling over staff holiday pay entitlements. The guidance leaflet gives a summary of holiday...

Offensive Tweets and Unfair DismissalMarch 12, 2015

In a case which dealt with the issue of misuse of Twitter by an employee in the context of an unfair dismissal claim (Game Retail...

The Equality Act 2010 – A Guide for EmployersNovember 30, 2014

The Equality Act 2010 replaced nine major pieces of discrimination legislation and other ancillary measures introduced over the last forty years. The core provisions of...

Constructive Dismissal and Affirmation of ContractNovember 29, 2014

Constructive dismissal occurs when an employee is forced to leave their job against their will because of a fundamental breach of contract by their employer....

Resolving Workplace DisputesJuly 29, 2014

As of 6 April 2009, the Employment Act 2008 repealed the Statutory Dispute Resolution Procedures in their entirety. In their place is a voluntary Advisory...

Age Discrimination – Life After the Abolition of the Default Retirement AgeJuly 29, 2014

Since the abolition of the Default Retirement Age (DRA), it is no longer permissible for an employer to dismiss an older worker on the ground...

Informing and Consulting EmployeesJuly 29, 2014

The EU Information and Consultation Directive 2002 established minimum requirements for companies with more than 50 employees for consulting and informing them on a wide...

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