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    We look at disciplinary warnings for minor incidents that lead to dismissal and discuss the recent employment tribunal decision in Cogman v Stannah Stairlifts Ltd.

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    4 February 2016

    We answer employers' questions on the new rate of the national minimum wage for workers aged 25 and over.

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    4 February 2016

    XpertHR's review of the 2015 pay round in the public sector finds that pay settlements have remained subdued in the face of ongoing Government restraint.

  • Latest pay awards

    4 February 2016

    A summary of the latest pay settlements monitored by XpertHR, including those in the NHS in Northern Ireland and at Express Newspapers, Morrisons, The Terrence Higgins Trust, and Total Exploration and Production.

  • Webinar: Preparing for the national living wage

    3 February 2016

    Listen to our panel of speakers cover the key points relating to the national living wage that employers need to be aware of.

  • When frequent minor misconduct leads to a fair dismissal

    2 February 2016

    The employment tribunal decision in Cogman v Stannah Stairlifts Ltd provides a prime example of how a series of less serious incidents of misconduct can culminate in a dismissal that is within the range of reasonable responses.

  • Service provision change: do laid-off employees transfer?

    1 February 2016

    In Inex Home Improvements Ltd v Hodgkins and others, the Employment Appeal Tribunal considered the novel issue of whether or not employees who had been laid off transferred on a service provision change.

  • Podcast: Fair dismissal due to a statutory ban

    29 January 2016

    We provide practical guidance on how to deal with statutory ban dismissals. We explain when this potentially fair reason for dismissal might apply and the process that employers should go through.

  • Take part in our annual leave survey

    29 January 2016

    XpertHR is currently investigating annual leave provision among UK organisations and we would be very grateful if you could spare a few minutes to complete this survey.

  • Can employers suspend childcare vouchers during maternity leave?

    26 January 2016

    Judgment is awaited from the Employment Appeal Tribunal in Peninsula Business Services v Donaldson on the tricky issue of whether or not childcare voucher scheme membership can be suspended while on maternity leave.

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