XpertHR would like to invite you to take part in its annual survey of Christmas and New Year working arrangements, and what plans are in place, if any, for staff celebrations.
Misconduct in public office, the criminal offence which has been used to prosecute journalists for paying public officials for information, is the subject of a new Law Commission consultation.
The Law Commission consults on reforming the offence of misconduct in public office.
We discuss various issues that can arise when employees take holiday.
Employers often fail to give guidelines to staff on what to include in an oral or written disciplinary warning. Bar Huberman sets out the basic ingredients for a misconduct warning letter.
The 2016 UEFA European championships kicked off on 10 June, with matches scheduled to take place over the next month.
The 2016 UEFA football European championships - Euro 2016 - start on 10 June, with 51 matches due to be played in France over the course of a month. With some matches taking place during or close to many employees' normal working hours, employers need to plan ahead to minimise potential disruption.
How does HR manage employees whose absence patterns or other evidence suggest they are malingerers? We look at recent legal cases and provide four steps that employers can take to deal with the problem.
In Ramphal v Department for Transport  IRLR 985 EAT, the EAT held that a disciplinary process was potentially unfair on the basis that the manager who conducted it was improperly influenced in his conclusions by representatives of HR who had not been directly involved in or present at the disciplinary hearing.
During the Christmas period employers face a minefield of HR challenges. How well prepared is your organisation for the festive season? Ashok Kanani sets out some essentials for employers.