Employees with higher levels of autonomy have better overall wellbeing and higher levels of job satisfaction, research has found.
With spring's four bank holidays fast approaching, it's easy to get used to the concept of the long weekend. We examine the growing support for a shorter working week and potential benefits it could bring.
Updated to include information on Grange v Abellio London Ltd, in which the EAT held that an employer has a proactive duty to ensure a worker's entitlement to take a rest break.
A model policy to deal with absence and other issues arising at the time of sporting or other special events such as the UEFA European Championships 2016.
Additional information on the law on hours of work for NHS employers, including doctors in training, rest periods, the New Deal and unsocial hours. To be read in conjunction with the general information on the law on hours of work.
The Government has lost a vote in the House of Commons to devolve Sunday trading Regulations to councils.
Updated to include information on the increased protection for Sunday shop workers contained in the Enterprise Act 2016.
Key judgments in 2015 include cases on: working time; whistleblowing; holiday pay; annual leave during sickness absence; redundancy consultations; disability discrimination; and the role of HR in disciplinary proceedings. Stephen Simpson counts down the 10 most important judgments for employers this year.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to working hours.