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  • Podcast: Whistleblowing

    Type:
    Audio and video

    We are joined by Matthew Perry, solicitor at Wedlake Bell, to explore common issues relating to whistleblowing.

  • New model TUPE letters

    Type:
    Editor's choice

    XpertHR's Policies and documents tool has been enhanced with the addition of a model farewell letter from a transferor to individual employees shortly before a TUPE transfer, along with a model welcome letter from a transferee to individual employees shortly after a transfer.

  • Race discrimination: Posting offensive image on Facebook not done "in the course of employment"

    Type:
    Law reports

    In Forbes v LHR Airport Ltd, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that an employer was not vicariously liable for racial harassment when an employee posted an image of a golliwog on her Facebook account.

  • Agency workers: No entitlement to same number of hours as permanent staff

    Type:
    Law reports

    In Kocur v Angard Staffing Solutions Ltd and another, the Court of Appeal held that agency workers' entitlement to the "same basic working and employment conditions" as permanent staff after 12 weeks does not extend to being given the same number of hours' work.

  • Modern slavery and human trafficking statement

    Type:
    Policies and documents

    Updated to highlight the Government's plans to extend the requirement to publish modern slavery statements to the public sector and introduce a single annual reporting deadline.

  • Podcast: Positive action

    Type:
    Audio and video

    We discuss the legal and practical issues that employers need to think about when contemplating positive action.

  • Take part in our learning and development survey

    Type:
    Editor's choice

    XpertHR is conducting research on UK employers' learning and development strategy, provision and priorities and their use of coaching. Take part in this survey to receive the latest data on how your organisation compares.

  • Supreme Court rules on correct test for severance in restrictive covenants

    Type:
    Law reports

    In Tillman v Egon Zehnder Ltd, the Supreme Court allowed the appeal and held that a six-month non-compete clause was enforceable because the unenforceable part of the clause was capable of being severed.

  • Webinar: How to promote good mental health

    Type:
    Audio and video

    Uxshely Chotai, a qualified lawyer, psychotherapist and trainer who delivers mental health training with byrne-dean, discusses the practical steps that a line manager can take to create a working environment that is conducive to good mental health.

  • Age discrimination: Absence of means justified pay policy favouring older officers

    Type:
    Law reports

    In Heskett v Secretary of State for Justice, the Employment Appeal Tribunal upheld the tribunal decision that absence of means, not "costs alone", justified a discriminatory pay policy.

  • Take part in our absence triggers and targets survey

    Type:
    Editor's choice

    Absence records, triggers and targets can be valuable tools in reducing levels of staff absence. Our research will identify best practice in the area of absence management and assess the effectiveness of various policies in order to assist HR practitioners.

  • How St John Ambulance is developing its future managers

    Type:
    Case studies

    St John Ambulance talks to XpertHR about its programme to develop future managers and how this has increased self-awareness and improved practical skills, as well as leading to better relationships between units.

  • Police sector: Workplace culture and leadership style

    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    We look at how workplace culture and leadership style are evolving in a police service facing changing challenges.

  • Type:
    Legal guidance

    The wording of the Equality Act 2010 means that employers can be liable for "associative discrimination", which is sometimes referred to as "discrimination by association". We explain the concept and set out four example scenarios that HR professionals, line managers and employees should avoid because they might lead to claims of associative discrimination.

  • Type:
    Legal guidance

    The way in which the Equality Act 2010 is drafted means that employers can be liable for "perceptive discrimination", which is sometimes referred to as "discrimination by perception". We explain what this means and set out four example scenarios that HR professionals, line managers and employees should avoid because they might lead to perceptive discrimination claims.

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