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Proposed changes to allow agency workers to cover striking staff

Proposed changes to allow agency workers to cover striking staff

Proposed changes to allow agency workers to cover striking staff Today marks the first of three days of planned industrial action, with the further two days coming later this week on 23 and 25 June. The planned action will see around 40,000 national rail staff going...
Working smarter not harder? Will the 4-day week work for everyone?

Working smarter not harder? Will the 4-day week work for everyone?

Working smarter not harder? Will the 4-day week work for everyone? On Monday 13 June, over 3,300 people across 70 companies in the UK started to take part in the UK pilot scheme of the four-day working week.  The pilot is a 6-month trial being coordinated by 4 Day...
Without Prejudice – what is it and can I get around it?

Without Prejudice – what is it and can I get around it?

Without Prejudice – what is it and can I get around it? The use of the words “without prejudice” are often misunderstood. Far too often, in the world of employment letters and emails do we see both employers and employees trying to use the words “without prejudice” to...
All in a Day’s Work: Employee Inductions

All in a Day’s Work: Employee Inductions

All in a Day’s Work: Employee Inductions This month we are looking at employee inductions. Hannah King and Usof Shah will consider what these are, why they are important and what areas employees should address to ensure that they have an effective and engaging...
Ice cream worker awarded compensation after pregnancy discrimination

Ice cream worker awarded compensation after pregnancy discrimination

Ice cream worker awarded compensation after pregnancy discrimination Research has shown that despite laws being in place to protect pregnant women and new parents in the workplace, UK employers are still falling behind compared to how other nations support their...