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  • Podcast: Responding to subject access requests

    Type:
    Audio and video

    We discuss the main changes to the procedure for responding to a subject access request under the GDPR regime and the practicalities of providing access to what could potentially be a large amount of data.

  • Webinar: Managing mental health in the workplace

    Type:
    Audio and video

    Promoting mental wellbeing at work is crucial not only to the health of your workforce, but ultimately the success of your business. A lack of support and understanding around mental health can lead to increased sickness absence, raised staff turnover and a loss of productivity.

  • Type:
    Legal guidance

    On 1 January 2019, legislation comes into force requiring UK quoted companies with more than 250 employees to publish the pay ratio between their CEO and "average" employees. Jo Faragher investigates the issues related to mandatory executive pay ratio reports that employers should be thinking about now.

  • Sleep-in care workers not entitled to national minimum wage while asleep

    Type:
    Law reports

    In Royal Mencap Society v Tomlinson-Blake; Shannon v Rampersad and another t/a Clifton House Residential Home, the Court of Appeal held that a "sleep-in" care worker in residential accommodation was not entitled to be paid the national minimum wage while asleep.

  • Unfair dismissal of driver whose bus became stranded in flooding

    Type:
    Law reports

    In Bluebird Buses Ltd v Borowicki, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) upheld an employment tribunal's findings of unfair and wrongful dismissal in relation to a bus driver whose bus became stranded after he drove it into a patch of flooded road.

  • Unfair dismissal: Effect of gross misconduct on statutory minimum notice

    Type:
    Law reports

    In Lancaster & Duke Ltd v Wileman, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that an employee who was dismissed for gross misconduct could not extend her length of service by the statutory minimum notice period to allow her to qualify to bring a claim of unfair dismissal.

  • Ambulance workers' holiday pay must include "regular and settled" voluntary overtime

    Type:
    Law reports

    In Flowers and others v East of England Ambulance Trust, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that voluntary overtime must be included in the calculation of holiday pay for ambulance workers with a pattern of voluntary overtime that is sufficiently regular and settled.

  • XpertHR benefits and allowances survey 2018: Travel benefits and subsistence allowances

    Type:
    Survey analysis

    We examine the terms on which company cars and car allowances are offered as a benefit to employees.

  • XpertHR benefits and allowances survey 2018: Childcare benefits, long-service awards and other benefits and allowances

    Type:
    Survey analysis

    We look at the wide range of benefits and allowances offered by employers, including childcare benefits, long-service awards, charity days, location allowances, and standby and call-out payments.

  • Podcast: Five key cases for HR to look out for

    Type:
    Audio and video

    The headlines are being dominated by "gig economy" employment status cases, but there are plenty of other important employment law cases coming up. We discuss the potential implications for employers of forthcoming rulings on whistleblowing, data protection, restrictive covenants, covert CCTV and violence at work-related social events.

  • Health benefits

    Type:
    Good practice manual

    Good practice guidance on health benefits, including the business case for investing in employee health benefits, which benefits are available, and what employers need to consider when providing the most common benefits to employees.

  • Unfair dismissal: Appeal could have established employee's right to work

    Type:
    Law reports

    In Afzal v East London Pizza Ltd t/a Dominos Pizza, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that an employee who was dismissed when he failed to produce evidence of his continuing right to work in the UK should have had the right to appeal.

  • Gender pay and bonus gaps: 2018 data

    Type:
    Survey analysis

    XpertHR analyses more than 10,000 first-round gender pay gap reports to identify the best and the worst pay and bonus gaps by industry and organisation size.

  • Take part in our dress and appearance survey

    Type:
    Editor's choice

    XpertHR is conducting a survey of regulations, policies or guidelines that give employees instructions on standards of dress and/or appearance and we would be grateful for your assistance.

  • Sickness absence rates and costs survey 2018

    Type:
    Survey analysis

    XpertHR's latest sickness absence rates and costs shows a reduction in absence rates nationally, but an increase in the cost to employers.

  • XpertHR benefits and allowances survey 2018: Overview of benefits provision

    Type:
    Survey analysis

    The range of possible benefits available for organisations to offer their employees is vast, but the right mix needs to be chosen to attract and retain the employees they need. We look at some of the most common benefits and allowances, and the level of offering.

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