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Agency Workers

The agency workers Regulations 2010 (AWR), prevent employers from treating agency workers as a second class workers. The Regulations introduced a variety of protections for agency workers, which apply either from the start of the agency worker’s engagement or after 12...

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World Cup – tips on when you are an employer

World Cup Do you feel like the World Cup is taking over the office already and it's not even started. How do you balance employees' understandable interest with the needs of the business? Planning ahead Holidays Decide how to deal with additional holiday requests....

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Social Media – Employers a new Challenge?

The increased growth in social media has created challenges for some employers. Staff may need to use social media during the day as part of their job responsibilities as well as using private social media accounts away from the workplace. How far can an employer go...

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General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)

The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) is set to be implemented on 25 May 2018.  It increases the obligations on all businesses to ensure the safety of personal information of individuals stored on their systems, whether they are customers, suppliers or...

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Dealing with Long Term Ill Health Dismissals

The case of O'Brien v Bolton St Catherine's Academy deals with the fairness of long-term illness dismissals It concerns a teacher who went off sick with depression. 11 months later the school arranged a sickness absence meeting but the employee refused to attend and...

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Press Coverage

This article was recently printed in the MEPC Silverstone Park Quarterly Newsletter, dated June 2016. Caroline is Chair of the Silverstone Business Forum - if you would like to read more information about the network, please click...

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