The Government consults on wide-ranging proposals intended to improve job opportunities and retention for those with long-term health conditions and disabilities and promote healthier workplaces.
The Government has announced plans to overhaul the GP fit note and statutory sick pay, as well as reform the way that disabled people on sick leave are assessed for fitness for work.
The Equality Act 2010 introduced a ban on pre-employment medical screening before a job offer is made. Six years on, Katie Wooller, a solicitor at Burges Salmon, looks at some of the more difficult issues this raises for employers and HR.
The Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Committee has launched an inquiry into the changing nature of work, and the status and rights of workers in non-traditional employment roles.
The latest XpertHR research reveals employers' attrition rates, covering voluntary resignation and total labour turnover rates according to organisation size, broad sector and industry.
We discuss the key legal developments affecting employers from October 2016 and beyond, including: changes to the national minimum wage rates; reforms to employment tribunals; public-sector exit payments and important case decisions to look out for.
An employment tribunal has held that a rejected job applicant was not subject to age discrimination where the employer selected a younger, less experienced candidate.
We discuss how employers should deal with a situation in which an employee no longer has the right to work in the UK.
Young entrepreneur Jacob Hill has just launched Offploy, which guides businesses through the HR, legal and ethical minefield associated with ex-offender employment. He considers the role that employers can play in rehabilitation and the challenges that need to be overcome to give ex-offenders a second chance.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to recruitment and retention.