Workers are legally protected from being dismissed or subjected to any other detriment for disclosing malpractice or wrongdoing in the workplace (commonly known as ‘whistleblowing’).
The Health and Safety Executive defines stress as the adverse reaction people have to excessive pressures or other types of demand placed on them.
Within the workplace, there are occasions where it may be beneficial to both an employer and an employee to agree the terms for a dismissal by way of a settlement
The Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) sets out the conditions for processing personal data. The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is the body in the UK that regulates data protection
This note is intended to give an overview of the key ‘family friendly’ rights available to employees. There are more detailed factsheets and documents available for each of the
Effect and importance The Information and Consultation Directive is likely to have a highly significant long-term effect on employee relations in the UK, because we have no tradition of works council
This document gives an overview of the main changes on the Employment Tribunal rules to take place from the 29th July 2013. Including ET1 and ET3, time limits and deposit
Acceptable standards of performance must be established in order to identify and remedy under performance. Standards of performance can be communicated through induction training, detailed job descriptions and the setting
This fact sheet looks at the procedure to be followed before making an employee or employees redundant.
Tier 2 of the Points Based System (PBS) is designed to enable skilled workers to live and work in the UK. There are 2 categories within Tier 2 which are