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  • Podcast: Brexit and political opinions at work

    Type:
    Audio and video

    How should employers approach political discussions at work? Can employers prevent employees from displaying pro- or anti-Brexit paraphernalia at work? What about staff campaigning or protesting outside working hours? Will employers making redundancies because of Brexit really choose leave voters as the first to go? We discuss five scenarios related to Brexit and political opinions at work.

  • Pay trends March 2019: Pay awards back to norm

    Type:
    Survey analysis

    We present our findings on the level of pay awards in the first couple of months of 2019.

  • Forecasts for pay awards in 2019

    Type:
    Survey analysis

    Pay awards have risen at the start of 2019, but do employers expect to maintain these higher settlements as the year progresses?

  • Religious discrimination: Justifying shift rota requiring work on Sabbath

    Type:
    Law reports

    In The City of Oxford Bus Services Ltd t/a Oxford Bus Company v Harvey, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that, when deciding if an employer's working arrangements are justified, the tribunal must justify the rule in the particular circumstances of the business, not just in its application to the individual.

  • How to manage an employee who goes off sick during a performance improvement procedure

    Type:
    How to

    Practical guidance on managing an employee who goes on sickness absence while subject to a performance improvement plan (PIP), including dealing with short-term and long-term sickness absence; absence related to the performance management procedure; and when to consider a settlement agreement.

  • Take part in our annual labour turnover survey

    Type:
    Editor's choice

    XpertHR's latest annual survey focuses on gathering annual labour turnover rates, which in turn, will allow you to benchmark your organisation’s rate against those of similar organisations.

  • Upcoming webinar: Tricky sickness issues - your questions answered

    Type:
    Audio and video

    Join us on 26 March for an hour-long webinar, where Darren Newman will be discussing tricky sickness absence related issues, including the relationship between sickness absence and disability discrimination, and the steps you can take to support an employee's return to work.

  • Type:
    Legal guidance

    Every April, HR professionals are faced with a raft of amended employment laws and deadlines for their organisation to meet. Important issues in April 2019 include changes to the law on payslips and the usual increases to the national minimum wage, maternity pay and redundancy payments.

  • Brexit: Letter reminding EEA nationals to apply for settled or pre-settled status

    Type:
    Policies and documents

    A model letter to urge EEA and Swiss nationals working in the UK to apply for settled or pre-settled status, so that they can remain in the UK.

  • Type:
    Legal guidance

    Consultant editor Darren Newman considers whistleblowing in the NHS, focusing on the public interest test and the danger of working on the basis that an allegation is malicious.

  • Maternity leave: Redundancy form sent to employee's inaccessible work email address

    Type:
    Law reports

    In South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust v Jackson and others, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that, as long as the miscommunication came from an administrative error, an employee whose redundancy redeployment form was sent to an inaccessible work email address was not unfavourably treated because she was on maternity leave.

  • Working time: Compensatory rest period need not be one continuous break of 20 minutes

    Type:
    Law reports

    In Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd v Crawford, the Court of Appeal held that, under reg.24 of the Working Time Regulations 1998 (SI 1998/1833), a compensatory rest period need not consist of an uninterrupted 20 minutes provided that it has the same value in terms of contributing to the worker's wellbeing.

  • Take part in our annual leave survey

    Type:
    Editor's choice

    XpertHR is conducting a survey on annual leave provision among UK organisations and would like to invite you to take part.

  • Podcast: Brexit - preparing your workforce for all scenarios

    Type:
    Audio and video

    With 29 March fast approaching, we talk to Louise Haycock, a director and immigration solicitor at Fragomen, about what employers should be doing to prepare for all Brexit scenarios.

  • Breach of contract: Suspension must be "reasonable and proper" response to misconduct allegations

    Type:
    Law reports

    In London Borough of Lambeth v Agoreyo, the Court of Appeal held that the proper test for the courts for deciding if an employee's suspension breached the implied term of trust and confidence is whether or not the employer's decision to suspend was a "reasonable and proper" response to the allegations.

Gender pay gap reporting for 2019

XpertHR’s Gender pay gap reporting service can now take you beyond the legal minimum, enabling you to understand year-on-year trends, drivers behind your organisation’s pay gap and see detailed breakdowns by department and age group.

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