What will each of the political parties do to the world of employment if they are elected? As campaigning draws to a close, we run through those policies that would most influence the employment landscape.
In this week's podcast, we explain what HR should do when faced with some tricky scenarios related to the right to be accompanied at disciplinary hearings. The seven scenarios discussed include a worker requesting a companion with a history of disruptive behaviour, and a worker asking for a postponement at the last minute to find a companion.
Cases on appeal provides news on key case law developments that are expected.
An employment tribunal has held that ambulance workers' non-guaranteed overtime in respect of "shift overruns" should be included in the calculation of their holiday pay, but that on the facts of this case purely voluntary overtime does not have to be included.
Workers on zero hours contracts could be given the right to request a move to a fixed number of hours.
An investment bank employee has been investigated by the Financial Conduct Authority after sharing confidential client information over WhatsApp. While a reasonable level of employee social media use at work may be acceptable, it is still important to have clear social media policies.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has refused to interfere with the earlier EAT decision limiting the potential for claims for historical non-payment of holiday pay.
Workers will be able to take up to one year's leave to care for an elderly relative under wide-ranging plans to be outlined by the Conservatives.
The vast majority of HR professionals do not have a good understanding of the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requirements for employers.
This month on 19 May it is "National work from home day". So what should employers be aware of if they want to facilitate homeworking?
HR and legal information and guidance relating to employment rights.