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Handling Workplace Harassment

November 29, 2017
Harassment is in the spotlight again. This time in relation to the conduct of MPs. There has been speculation over improper handling of claims which has highlighted the issue of how bullying and harassment should be handled in the workplace. If harassment or bullying is repo...
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In March 2016, the Government confirmed their plans for a Tax-Free Childcare scheme (TFC) to be rolled out gradually from early 2017. Tax-Free Childcare will provide working parents and now self-employed workers with another option for tax savings on their childcare direct t...
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The case of Burgess and another v Lejonvarn [2017] highlights the fact that a duty of care may apply even when providing advice or services for free from one friend to another and where no professional or contractual relationship exists.   Ms Lejonvarn worked as a ...
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Employment law – Kay Changes in 2018 April 2018 – Gender Pay Gap: First Reports Private and voluntary sector employers in England, Wales and Scotland with at least 250 employees will be required to publish information about the differences in pay between men and women in...
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Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace Almost every decision we make each day is based on our emotions. Our emotions are all to do with our perception of a certain situation. We have all had different experiences, and we all have different strengths and weaknesses and it’...
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New Year - in September?

September 7, 2017
New Year, new start… What do you mean New Year, I hear you say.   It’s not January! Whilst many of us use the Christmas break to make plans to make significant changes in our lives via New Year’s resolutions, there is also an argument that the summer br...
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General Data Protection Regulations and what it means for HR

As of 25 May 2018, employers must be in full compliance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This legislation is set to have a major impact on businesses and, in particular, the way in which HR handles and processes data. It’s important that we fully und...
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As a kick-off to this year's Mental Health Awareness week, Niki and I were delighted to be invited to attend the Mental Health Support Launch event at the RIBA on Monday evening. A wonderful and most timely initiative by the RIBA and the Architects Benevolent Society to prov...
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Lunchtime Workshop

Following the success of our breakfast seminar towards the end of last year, we will be revisiting this important topic at our lunchtime workshop on Thursday 27 April 2017. It was clear from our last seminar that this is a topic about which companies and individuals feel str...
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A true eye-opener for us

March 18, 2017
On Tuesday, we were thrilled to have been invited to one of our client's events. Orbis are a charity and they help to restore and save sight in deprived countries. They have the world's only flying eye hospital which they fly to remote areas, perform eye surgery and teach lo...
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