In late 2014 the Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) handed down a long-awaited decision regarding how businesses should be calculating holiday pay. This article provides a summary of the ruling and how it may impact your business.
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.
The area of whether or not covert recordings can be used as evidence in Employment Tribunal situations has always been fairly complicated but there have been important developments that mean employers need to exercise additional caution. Find out more.
In this post, we focus on what happens if your informal approach to dealing with an unhappy employee doesn’t work and the employee starts the formal grievance process.
The holiday season has arrived and with it comes office parties, over-indulgence and holiday requests. Managing both planned and unplanned absence at this time of year can create some real headaches for business owners and managers. Here are some tips on managing absence.
There are some forms of social media use that step over the line to become harassment and bullying (both direct and anonymous) which are potentially damaging to your employees and puts your company’s good reputation at risk. What can and should you do when things turn nasty?
A survey has been released by Ovum stating that 67% of employees who own a smartphone and 69% of employees who own a tablet use them for work purposes. This has made us think about the business implications of these practices.
Back in March we wrote a post about whether employees could use covert recordings as evidence in Employment Tribunals. However, what about the other way around? Can employers use covert surveillance when an employee is suspected of wrong-doing?