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  • How to find the balance between flexible working and "always on"

    Date:
    19 July 2017

    Research has shown that many workers value flexible working over a pay rise. Sarah Thompson asks how can employers ensure that being able to log on from anywhere does not lead to people never turning off?

  • Long-term sickness absence policy: a 16-step guide for HR

    Date:
    8 May 2017

    A watertight long-term sickness absence policy can give employees who are off work for an extended period the best chance of returning to work, and reduce the risk of employers facing disability discrimination or unfair dismissal claims. How should employers formulate their long-term sickness absence policy?

  • Short-term sickness absence policy: a 15-step guide for HR

    Date:
    4 May 2017

    Putting together a short-term sickness absence policy can be one of the most daunting tasks an HR professional can face. We take you step by step through what a typical short-term sickness absence policy should contain.

  • Winter weather and work: five common employer queries

    Date:
    16 January 2017

    With large parts of the UK having experienced heavy snowfall, we answer five common questions from employers on the workplace impact of severe weather conditions.

  • Six common summer employment issues

    Date:
    19 July 2016

    With high temperatures possible during the summer months, we explore some employment law scenarios employers may have to deal with.

  • Employment law myths: dismissal

    Date:
    28 August 2012

    Martha Arnold of Osborne Clarke concludes a series of articles on employment law myths with a look at some myths around dismissal.

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