Are You Paying Your Employees Their Worth?

We all want our employees to be happy and fulfilled in their job – if they are, it’s more likely that they will want to stay and continue to contribute to the company’s success – so making sure that they have the right working conditions is paramount to their health and safety, and well-being overall.  [...]

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IKEA fined £23k for unfair dismissal

IKEA, the €29bn turnover Swedish flat pack furniture company, has been fined £23,000 by an employment tribunal for dismissing an employee for ‘stealing’ a milkshake (that cost 97p).   The employee was dismissed from his role in the café at the IKEA outlet after his manager saw him drink the milkshake without having paid for [...]

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Is a Period Leave Policy a good idea for your business

A south-west based firm have decided to implement a ‘period leave’ policy in to their Employee Handbook to try to improve productivity and create a happier working environment to allow its employees to thrive.   The new policy will enable female employees to take flexible work hours around their menstrual cycle with the hope being [...]

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Employer Responsible for acts of Employee

What happens if one of your employees is involved in a dispute at work with a customer or a colleague? Who’s responsible for their actions? Is it the employee? Or is it the employer?   Based on a recent court ruling which is sure to shake things up a little, the Supreme Court found that [...]

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