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
Shared Parental Leave, Maternity Leave, Paternity Leave, Parental Leave are all types of Family Leave that are available to working parents. They are complex pieces of legislation that have left many employers unclear as to what the rules are around pay and in particular, where do men and women need to be treated the same. Find out what you should be doing.
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.
The Christmas Party gives you a great opportunity to celebrate with your employees but it can also cause a lot of HR headaches. This blog post looks at the things you should watch out for and sets out some steps you can take to make sure that the only headaches the next day are ones caused by alcohol!
Age discrimination legislation has been around since 2006 and so is celebrating its 10th birthday this year. Some workplaces still seem to be catching up with the idea that inappropriate references to age in the workplace can land them in the same kind of legal nightmare as inappropriate references to gender or race.
When the Shared Parental Leave & Pay Regulations 2014 were rolled out last year the sound of heads being scratched could be heard across many companies as the practicalities of these regulations were digested. Now over a year on, we wanted to remind you of your SPL obligations and also highlights risk areas that have come out of a recent Tribunal decision.
The question arises frequently as to whether evidence gathered this way is admissible in an employment tribunal case and also whether undertaking covert recording is a criminal act. We’ve also been asked about whether or not employers are able to monitor and record their employees. This post explores this topic.
At this time of year employee absenteeism can be on the rise. It’s not the coughs and colds that lead to the “I’m too ill to work” telephone calls, it tends to be more related to sunburn and Pimms! This post looks at how you can deal with this type of absence.
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
Maternity, Paternity and Parental leave and pay regulations have never been the easiest aspect of employment law to understand and implement. The complexity increased with the implementation of the Shared Parental Leave and Pay Regulations 2014. Make sure you understand the rules.