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  • Date:
    26 September 2016
    Type:
    Legal guidance

    In university towns and cities around the country, students are settling in for the start of the academic year. As freshers' weeks come to an end, many students will start to think about finding some part-time work to see them through. We set out six tips on employing students.

  • Policies and documents tool: further improvements to layout

    Date:
    22 September 2016
    Type:
    Editor's choice

    A further 18 categories within our suite of model documents are now listed in the order in which HR professionals might use them. This follows on from the earlier redesign of 14 key areas, making it easier than ever to find the templates that you need among XpertHR's 1,000 model documents.

  • The difficult balancing act that flexible working requests can require

    Date:
    17 August 2016
    Type:
    Editor's choice

    Consultant editor Darren Newman considers a recent indirect sex discrimination case arising out of a situation where the requested adjustment to the claimant's working hours would have had a negative impact on her colleagues, who would have had to work more unsociable hours as a result.

  • Date:
    16 August 2016
    Type:
    Legal guidance

    Consultant editor Darren Newman considers a recent indirect sex discrimination case that highlights the problems that an employer can face when it has to balance the working-pattern requests of individual employees against the needs of the workforce as a whole, and its need to provide an effective service.

  • Managing overtime working

    Date:
    11 August 2016
    Type:
    Editor's choice

    XpertHR's survey of overtime arrangements and pay looks at typical overtime payment levels and how organisations manage overtime working.

  • Overtime arrangements and pay survey 2016

    Date:
    11 August 2016
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    We examine overtime working arrangements and pay rates in our 2016 survey.

  • Zika and employee travel - should you avoid the risk?

    Date:
    8 August 2016
    Type:
    Editor's choice

    Given the Zika virus outbreak, employers should be aware of the health and safety and legal implications involved if they insist on their employees travelling to Rio for the Olympics.

  • Date:
    5 August 2016
    Type:
    Legal guidance

    As well as the athletes descending on Rio for the Olympic and Paralympic games, many people are travelling there to work over the coming weeks, but, in the light of the Zika virus, can employees be forced to work in Brazil?

  • Olympic Games: review your sporting events policy

    Date:
    21 July 2016
    Type:
    Editor's choice

    For employers that wish to avoid disruption to their business, XpertHR's model policy on sporting and other special events is a good starting point.

  • Policy on sporting and other special events

    Type:
    Policies and documents

    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.

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