HR and legal information and guidance relating to employers in the financial services industry.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to local authority employers.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to employers in the health sector.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to employers in the police service.
An investment bank employee has been investigated by the Financial Conduct Authority after sharing confidential client information over WhatsApp. While a reasonable level of employee social media use at work may be acceptable, it is still important to have clear social media policies.
Updated to include a best practice guide for consultant job planning issued by NHS Improvement.
The Court of Appeal has held that the employment tribunal incorrectly struck out the appellant's claim against Health Education England (HEE). The Court remitted the claim to a fresh tribunal to decide, as a preliminary issue, if the appellant was a worker in relation to HEE under the whistleblowing provisions of the Employment Rights Act 1996.
Updated to include information on the final whistleblowing rules that will apply to UK branches of overseas banks and insurers from 7 September 2017.
Updated to include a reference to R (on the application of P and others) v Secretary of State for Justice and others, in which the Court of Appeal considered the filtering process for DBS checks.
Female councillors face a culture of sexism "which would not be out of place in the 1970s", according to Dame Margaret Hodge MP, co-chair of the Local Government Commission.
New Metropolitan Police commissioner Cressida Dick has opted to take a lower salary than that of her predecessor Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe. Ruth Thomas, senior consultant for reward specialist Curo Compensation, asks whether the new police chief is setting a good example or exacerbating gender pay inequality.
An employment tribunal has held that a police force's policy of giving a period of full pay to mothers on maternity leave, but paying only statutory shared parental pay to partners, is not discriminatory.
Updated to reflect FCA changes to the appropriate qualification requirements.
Updated to reflect that the new rules on off-payroll working in the public sector (known as IR35) are in force from 6 April 2017.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to specific industry sectors: financial services, health, local authority and police.