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HR and H&S Updates – December 2020

HR and H&S Updates

A summary of the HR and H&S updates issued in December 2020. HR Updates Amber alerts Unfair dismissal – Damage to employer’s reputation Definition of disability Domestic abuse during COVID-19 pandemic H&S Updates Amber alerts Updated guidance on workplace ventilation and air conditioning

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HR and H&S Updates – November 2020

HR and H&S Updates

A summary of the HR and H&S updates issued in November 2020. HR Updates Amber alerts The exception, not the rule Undertaking regarding severance package considered a reasonable adjustment H&S Updates Amber alerts National restrictions from 5th November 2020 Company and director fined after incident leaves worker paralysed

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HR and H&S Updates – October 2020

HR and H&S Updates

A summary of the HR and H&S updates issued in October 2020. HR Updates Red alerts Scotland: New legislation requiring masks to be worn in communal areas of the workplace Amber alerts Discrimination ‘arising from’ a disability REMINDER – Right to work checks and new points-based immigration system Gender-fluid and non-binary individuals protected under Equality…

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HR round-up

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It’s that time of the year again when I try and get a little HR CPD in by reading some articles or journals and taking my head out of the other elements of practice life. And unsurprisingly the HR world is also being dominated by COVID at the moment. So, here’s a little summary of…

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Settlement agreements: an introduction

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Important information The information provided here is intended as introductory guidance only and should not be regarded as either legal advice, or complete for an employer’s particular circumstance. When considering whether to use a settlement agreement, it is recommended that legal advice is sought. Importantly, employees must have their own independent legal advice as a…

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HR and H&S Updates – September 2020

HR and H&S Updates

A summary of the HR and H&S updates issued in September 2020. HR Updates Amber alerts Is sending a birthday card ageist? Ostracised DWP trainee awarded nearly £400,000 Green alerts Belief discrimination: ethical veganism H&S Updates Red alerts Car business owner sentenced for breaching H&S law by putting employees in danger Scottish Water authority fined…

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COVID is changing recruitment habits and patterns

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Human resource management. Creating successful organization.

Managers are all too aware of the perennial issue of recruitment to ensure that practices have enough employees, but in these changing COVID-19 times, the goalposts on recruitment appear to be changing. A long-standing reliance on expensive locums may be due for a switch, with GPs becoming far more willing to agree to salaried positions…

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