Do exit interviews have a value?

Do you carry out exit interviews with employees who have resigned?

Do you understand the value that exit interviews can add to your business?

Retaining good employees is very important for any business; therefore, it is important that you understand why employees choose to leave.

Most managers carry out an exit interview during the last week of the […]

By |July 4th, 2016|Resignation|0 Comments

Is there a risk if you request a verbal reference?

The answer is yes.  There has recently been a tribunal case which involved a verbal reference.

A member of staff suffered from a medical condition which consequently resulted in her having a lot of time off work.  The medical condition was covered by disability under the Equality Act 2010.

The member of staff applied for a new […]

By |May 31st, 2016|Recruitment|0 Comments

Did you get a tomato plant?

A council clerk, accused of favouritism over the way he handed out tomato plants to colleagues, has won his legal battle for unfair dismissal.

Richard Chapman, dismissed by Malvern Town Council after 12 “unblemished years” lost his job following allegations of bullying, harassment and favouritism. He was dismissed on grounds of gross misconduct. The tribunal judge said […]

By |April 20th, 2016|Investigation & Disciplinary|0 Comments

6 Mistakes When Checking the Right to Work in the UK

New proposals to the Immigration Bill 2015-16, currently progressing through Parliament, make it clear that employers are responsible for the UK status of those they employ.

Employers have a statutory obligation to prevent illegal working by carrying out document checks on their employees’ right to work in the UK. Failing to do so can result in […]

By |April 14th, 2016|Recruitment|0 Comments

How To Calculate Employees Holiday Entitlement

We all love and look forward to our holidays and our time away from work but calculating holiday entitlement for staff can be very difficult and confusing, especially if you have part time workers.

A full time employee (5 days a week) is entitled to 28 days or 5.6 weeks paid leave per year. There is […]

By |April 7th, 2016|Holiday|0 Comments