HR Support for HR Issues and Employment Contracts & PoliciesWhilst we find the challenge of managing people interesting and exciting, that’s not the case for many business owners. For many business owners what they actually feel is that dealing with the endless problems that employees can present is time-consuming and distracts them from actually moving the
We regularly come across companies where employment contracts are not being issued to employees. Some businesses are able to get away with it for many years as long as their employees are happy with such arrangements but when it all goes wrong it becomes clear that an employment contract would have saved a lot of heartache and stress. In this post we look at the key reasons for having a contract.
Employment contracts may not be the most exciting documents but things can get very exciting when you want to rely on the contract to protect your business and find out that you can’t! In this blog post we look at the checks you should be making on your contract and why you should have it regularly reviewed.
We are all familiar with the concept of giving or receiving notice whether as an employer or as an employee. The requirement for notice to be given is understood by everyone however, whilst this might seem like a rather straight forward process, there are circumstances that make even the most experienced managers hesitant about a way forward. So in this blog we decided to look at some of these circumstances and to clarify how notice provisions should apply.
Changing terms and conditions of employment can be difficult. We’ve recently had a number of our clients ask whether they can change their employees’ terms and conditions of employment, particularly following a TUPE transfer. Find out more about the dos and don’ts when it comes to changing terms and conditions.
When a key employee leaves your organisation one of your biggest concerns is whether or not they are about to steal your clients and intellectual property. This blog post looks at what you can do protect your business.
Employment Contracts & PoliciesIf there’s one “must-do” in HR, it’s having the right employment contracts and policies in place. You have a legal obligation to confirm the basic terms and conditions of employment with all employees but employment contracts and policies do so much more than just meet the minimum requirement. At Lighter HR Solutions we can
We’ve written a string of blog posts now about how social media sites can impact your business. There is now some case law that helps clarify the position and highlights the need for businesses to take action.
Zero hours contracts are back in the press again with the Labour Party making statements regarding how they would tackle this issue if they were to be elected. Find out more.
You’ve found your perfect employee. They know everything there is to know about your industry and are well connected BUT they are currently working for the competition and have an employment contract which is full of non-compete clauses. Is there anything that can be done?