Employment and HR Articles

Varying Employees’ Contracts of EmploymentApril 22, 2014

If an employer is seeking to make changes to employees' contracts of employment, it is important to remember that where this will necessitate adverse changes...

Written Statement of Employment ParticularsDecember 4, 2013

A contract of employment may be verbal but all employees, whether part-time or full-time, are entitled by law to be given a written statement setting...

A Guide to Garden LeaveAugust 18, 2013

‘Garden leave’ is the term used to describe the situation in which an employee who has resigned or been dismissed is required to serve out...

In Brief: Assessment of Repetitive Tasks ToolJune 11, 2008

Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are the most common occupational illness in Britain. They include problems such as low back pain, joint injuries and repetitive strain injuries...

In Brief: Advice on Occupational AsthmaMay 30, 2008

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has a website dedicated to advice on how to reduce occupational asthma. This is aimed at employers and is...

In Brief: Working at Height RegulationsMay 28, 2007

Falls from height are the single biggest cause of workplace deaths and one of the main causes of serious injury. A place is ‘at height’...

Failing to Prevent Bribery – Are You at Risk?May 16, 2006

The Bribery Act 2010 came into force on 1 July 2011. It created a new offence which can be committed by a commercial organisation if...

Graduate RecruitmentJanuary 14, 2005

Most businesses would like to benefit from an influx of talent, enthusiasm and fresh ideas. The challenge is to achieve it at an acceptable cost. One...

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