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  • Good practice guidance on managing an HR change

    Date:
    2 September 2016

    Whether this involves devolving responsibility to line managers, changing the organisation's approach to talent management or introducing a new HR management system, most HR departments will be required to implement a change at some point. Our good practice guidance sets out a process for effecting a change, from establishing the business case for the change to evaluating its impact.

  • BT Managed Services Ltd v Edwards: TUPE case settles

    Date:
    1 September 2016

    The important TUPE case BT Managed Services Ltd v Edwards and another, which was set to be heard by the Court of Appeal in 2017, has settled. The Court of Appeal was expected to consider the status of employees on long-term sick leave during a TUPE transfer.

  • Absence rates and costs: XpertHR 2016 survey

    Date:
    31 August 2016

    We present the findings from our 10th annual survey of employers' absence rates and costs, providing metrics in terms of the percentage of working time, and number of days, lost to sickness absence.

  • BT Managed Services Ltd v Edwards: appeal update

    Date:
    26 July 2016

    A date has now been set for the Court of Appeal hearing in BT Managed Services Ltd v Edwards and another, on the status of employees on long-term sick leave during a TUPE transfer.

  • Communicating with staff after the Brexit vote

    Date:
    7 July 2016

    To help employers communicate with their staff following the EU referendum, we have added a new model letter to our Policies and documents tool.

  • How should you deal with a surge in sickness absence during industrial disputes?

    Date:
    6 July 2016

    As Southern Railway cuts 350 trains from its timetable due to staff sickness, we examine what options employers have where they suspect absent employees are taking part in unofficial industrial action.

  • Podcast: Getting the most from the Fit for Work service

    Date:
    1 July 2016

    We discuss how the Fit for Work service can complement employers' own occupational health provision when dealing with employees on sickness absence.

  • BT Managed Services Ltd v Edwards: appeal update

    Date:
    16 June 2016

    We provide the latest on BT Managed Services Ltd v Edwards and another, on the status of employees on long-term sick leave during a TUPE transfer, which will now to go to a full Court of Appeal hearing.

  • Euro 2016

    Date:
    13 June 2016

    The 2016 UEFA European championships kicked off on 10 June, with matches scheduled to take place over the next month.

  • Podcast: Tackling issues arising from major sporting events

    Date:
    3 June 2016

    XpertHR editors Ellie Gelder and Sarah Anderson discuss the issues that major sporting events might present for employers in the countdown to Euro 2016.

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