Working patterns

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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.

  • 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.

  • Podcast: Tackling issues arising from major sporting events

    Date:
    3 June 2016
    Type:
    Editor's choice

    XpertHR editors Ellie Gelder and Sarah Anderson discuss the issues that major sporting events might present for employers in the countdown to Euro 2016.

  • Podcast: Major sporting events and the workplace

    Date:
    3 June 2016
    Type:
    Audio and video

    In this week's podcast we discuss how employers can take advantage of the employee engagement opportunities that major sporting events like Euro 2016 offer, as well as highlighting some of the issues that might arise during the event such as competing requests for time off and absenteeism.

  • Gender

    Type:
    Good practice manual

    Updated to include information about the forthcoming gender pay gap reporting requirement.

  • Shift working survey 2015 - pay and working patterns

    Date:
    4 December 2015
    Type:
    Survey analysis

    Our latest research investigates the most common shift patterns and looks at the hours, rotations and pay of shift workers.

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