Top ten myths of employment law

Top ten myths of employment law

HR and employment law specialists are constantly challenged by changing employment law and best practice so it’s no surprise that keeping abreast of new regulations can be difficult. Whether it’s Chinese whispers or a simple misinterpretation, there are still numerous...
Positive steps in recruitment

Positive steps in recruitment

We all know that employers are under a duty not to discriminate unlawfully. Discrimination can take the following forms: direct discrimination – treating someone with a protected characteristic (gender, age, race, nationality etc) less favourably than others; or...
Dealing with misconduct – missing money

Dealing with misconduct – missing money

More and more people now use debit and credit cards when they go shopping, but even so there’s still a lot of cash changing hands, and shop safes can get very full, especially at peak times of the year. Faced with such large quantities of money can be too tempting for...
How will employers help prevent extremism?

How will employers help prevent extremism?

An area of the Queen’s Speech earlier this month that has received particular coverage is the requirement for some employers to identify would-be extremists applying for jobs. If found to be associated with extremism a candidate could be barred from working with...