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  • Take part in our pay award forecasts survey

    Type:
    Editor's choice

    XpertHR is conducting a pay forecasting survey to gauge private sector employers' pay intentions over the coming year, and would like to invite you to take part.

  • Graduate recruitment and starting salaries survey 2018

    Type:
    Survey analysis

    As the class of 2018 enters the world of work, our research provides an overview of graduate recruitment, selection and reward in 2018/2019.

  • Constructive dismissal: Mishandling of successful appeal was breach of contract

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    Law reports

    In Patel v Folkestone Nursing Home Ltd, the Court of Appeal held that, by failing to deal with the more serious allegation in the appeal letter, the employer had breached the implied duty to maintain trust and confidence in the employment relationship.

  • Unfair dismissal: Refusal to postpone disciplinary hearing when chosen companion unavailable

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    Law reports

    In Talon Engineering Ltd v Smith, the Employment Appeal Tribunal held that an employer's refusal to postpone a disciplinary hearing for two weeks to allow the employee's union official to accompany her made her dismissal unfair.

  • FAQs on executive pay ratio reporting

    Type:
    Editor's choice

    If you are an HR professional in a quoted company with more than 250 employees, you may be involved in your company's compliance efforts for the new requirement to publish the ratio between the CEO's total remuneration and employees' pay and benefits. Our new FAQs answer your questions on executive pay ratio reporting.

  • Podcast: What employers need to know about Brexit

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    Audio and video

    Louise Haycock, senior manager at Fragomen, outlines where all things Brexit stand for employers, what the end of free movement will mean for current and future employees from the EEA and the implications of a "no deal" Brexit.

  • Dismissal: Successful appeal revives employment contract

    Type:
    Law reports

    In Patel v Folkestone Nursing Home Ltd, the Court of Appeal held that the effect of a contractual right of appeal against dismissal is that a successful appeal revives the contract and extinguishes the original dismissal.

  • Joint employer concept to be tested in High Court

    Type:
    News

    In a case that could open the door for more than 3 million outsourced workers to negotiate directly with their de facto employer, the Independent Workers Union of Great Britain (IWGB) has been granted a judicial review before the High Court.

  • Flexible working policies and practice survey 2018

    Type:
    Survey analysis

    XpertHR's latest research looks at employers' flexible working policies, examines the key trends in flexible working arrangements and presents the benefits and challenges of putting such provisions into practice.

  • Criminal records: disclosure of acquittal did not breach job applicant's human rights

    Type:
    Law reports

    In R (on the application of AR) v Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police and another, the Supreme Court held that, although the disclosure of the appellant's acquittal for rape was an interference with his human rights, it was justified. However, the Court expressed concern at the lack of guidance for employers on how to deal with disclosures of serious criminal charges that result in acquittals.

  • Podcast: Using settlement agreements effectively

    Type:
    Audio and video

    Fiona Rushforth, a senior associate at Wedlake Bell, leads us through the steps employers need to take when considering issuing a settlement agreement, including considerations around when to begin the process with a "protected conversation" or one that is "without prejudice".

  • Vicarious liability: No duty of care to staff when defending civil claims

    Type:
    Law reports

    In James-Bowen and others v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis, the Supreme Court held that, when defending a claim of vicarious liability, the Commissioner did not owe a duty to her police officers to take reasonable care to protect them from economic and reputational harm.

  • Labour turnover rates survey 2018

    Type:
    Survey analysis

    XpertHR research reveals employee attrition rates during 2017, covering voluntary resignation and total turnover rates according to organisation size, broad sector and industry.

  • Discrimination arising from disability: Withdrawal of job offer after reference highlighting absences

    Type:
    Law reports

    In South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust v Lee and others, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that the decision to withdraw a job offer that was at least partially influenced by a reference that focused on the applicant's sickness absence levels was discriminatory.

  • Managing mental health

    Type:
    Good practice manual

    Good practice guidance covering steps for employers to follow to help ensure a mentally healthy workplace, and the business case for taking action on the mental health of the workforce.

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