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  • Date:
    27 September 2018
    Type:
    Legal guidance

    We examine the unique status of police officers and the implications of that status. We also look at how the terms and conditions of police officers are both determined and changed.

  • HR challenges presented by the nature of the police service

    Date:
    22 September 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    We explore the unusual nature of the police service and the challenges that this creates for HR.

  • Police staff, special constables and volunteers

    Date:
    22 September 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    We examine the status of police staff who, unlike police officers, are subject to normal employment legislation. We also look at the status of special constables and volunteers.

  • Police service governance

    Date:
    22 September 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    We explore the tripartite arrangement on which the governance of the police service in England and Wales is based. We also look beyond the bodies that are party to the tripartite arrangement to a number of other important organisations that impact on HR in the police service.

  • Notice to department did not constitute resignation from employer

    Date:
    19 September 2018
    Type:
    Law reports

    In East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust v Levy, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that an employee's letter of notice to her department did not amount to a resignation from the respondent's employment because the wording used was ambiguous.

  • Date:
    5 September 2018
    Type:
    Legal guidance

    This article looks at the pay structure for local authority employees, set out in the National Agreement on Pay and Conditions of Service (the Green Book).

  • Date:
    4 September 2018
    Type:
    Legal guidance

    This article looks at the framework for making compensation payments on redundancy and local authority redundancy policies in general. It also looks at various Government proposals for reforms to public-sector exit payments.

  • Victimisation: Focus of test for bad faith is honesty, not motivation

    Date:
    30 August 2018
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Saad v Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that the primary question, when deciding if an employee acted in bad faith, is whether or not the employee acted honestly in making the discrimination allegation, not the employee's ulterior purpose.

  • Financial services: How to resolve your top three HR challenges

    Date:
    30 August 2018
    Type:
    Commentary and analysis

    With Brexit looming and AI threatening to replace roles, assessment now has a broader role to play in resolving key talent challenges in the financial services sector, says Andreas Lohff.

  • Date:
    20 August 2018
    Type:
    Legal guidance

    This article looks at local authority discipline and dismissal procedures for senior officers, and the involvement of councillors in other disciplinary action.

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