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Zero-hours Contracts

Zero-hours Contracts

Zero-hours contracts are double-edged. On the one hand they can provide much needed flexibility (meeting current seasonal Christmas demand for Santa and his elves, for…

Flexible Working Requests

Flexible Working Requests

As of 6 April 2024 all employees, regardless of their length of service, have the right to request flexible working. The Flexible Working (Amendment) Regulations…

Holiday Pay for Variable Hours Workers

Holiday Pay for Variable Hours Workers

The Government has created an entirely new system of holiday accrual and holiday pay for part-year and irregular hours workers. Their holiday rights will no…

Navigating Protected Beliefs in the Workplace

Navigating Protected Beliefs in the Workplace

The line between expressing a protected belief and objectionable conduct can be thin. HR professionals play a vital role in ensuring that the workplace remains…

Navigating April Fools’ Day in the Workplace

Navigating April Fools’ Day in the Workplace

April Fools’ Day brings a wave of light-hearted fun, often seeping into workplace dynamics through pranks and ‘banter’. While humour can be a refreshing break…

Top tips for suspending an employee

Top tips for suspending an employee

Suspension can follow a disciplinary allegation like night follows day. However tempting to protect or appease a complainant, a knee-jerk reaction is a dangerous move.…