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  • HR talking point: Industrial unrest - why more restrictive union laws are not the answer

    Date:
    26 July 2022

    Consultant editor Darren Newman argues that more restrictive trade union laws, such as the lifting of the ban on using agency workers during industrial action and an increase in the level of damages that can be awarded against unions for unlawful industrial action, are not the answer to tackling the current wave of industrial unrest.

  • Travel disruption: Employers' questions answered

    Date:
    16 June 2022

    Nationwide industrial action on the railways planned over the summer will effectively shut down the rail network and cause travel disruption for millions of employees. Meanwhile, staff shortages and disruption at ports and airports are expected to continue meaning employees may also face delays returning from annual leave. Stephen Simpson answers five common questions from employers on the workplace impact of travel disruption.

  • How to keep LGBT employees safe abroad

    Date:
    8 February 2021

    It may not seem a burning issue amid travel restrictions brought about by the pandemic, but for international professional services firms, there are a plethora of reasons to meet the needs of LGBT+ employees who need to travel or be resident abroad.

  • Managing international business travel during coronavirus and Brexit

    Date:
    29 October 2020

    The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has made business travel increasingly complex, and the end of the Brexit transition period could complicate it further. Louise Haycock and Heidi Cook of Fragomen outline the key issues that employers need to consider when employees undertake international travel for work.

  • Supporting neurodivergent staff in the post-lockdown workplace

    Date:
    31 July 2020

    Matthew Trerise and Angela Armstrong discuss the challenges neurodivergent people may experience when returning to the workplace post-lockdown, with practical tips on reintegrating employees.

  • Police sector: Shift and night working

    Date:
    27 November 2019

    We look at how shift and night working operates in the police sector and some of the initiatives aimed at reducing the potential negative impact of such working patterns.

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