Who’s for tea?

Who’s for tea?

A study by Tetley of 2,000 workers found that 44 per cent believe they are too busy to take a tea break, and one in five don’t take tea breaks in case their boss thinks they are slacking. This is worrying news for Tetley and I’m sure they’ll start lobbying to bring...
A year of paternity leave anyone?

A year of paternity leave anyone?

Sir Richard Branson was in the media in September last year for announcing he was letting his employees take as much holiday as they wanted as long as they got their job done. Employers can chose to give more than the statutory minimum of 28 days holiday, but giving...
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...