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How To Handle It – Employee Refuses To Attend Remote Disciplinary Process

Posted in: How Do I Handle It ROI on 20/09/2022 We are currently operating a hybrid working model with most employees working three days in the office. However, we have agreed that high-risk employees or those living with high-risk individuals can remain working from home on a fulltime basis. A disciplinary issue has arisen with one of those rem...
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Discipline and Grievance Remote and Hybrid Working
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Investigation reports, Inter company disputes and Subject Access Requests – How do I handle it?

Posted in: How Do I Handle It ROI on 16/08/2022 Legal island – investigation reports, Inter company disputes and subject access requests – How do I handle it? There is a growing occurrence of inter-company disputes and the use of subject access requests to elicit sensitive information. Take the following scenario as an example: Bravo Limited and...
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Data Protection and Freedom of Information Act Policies and Procedures
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Restrictive Covenants – How Do I Handle It?

Posted in: How Do I Handle It ROI on 19/07/2022 One of our managers has recently handed in his notice and we have subsequently been made aware that he has accepted a job in a competing business. We have also heard a rumour that he has approached another member of his team in an effort to persuade her to also join the other business. Is there any...
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Contracts of Employment
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Pay In Lieu of Notice and Calculating the Date of Dismissal – How do I handle it?

Posted in: How Do I Handle It ROI on 21/06/2022 Antoinette Vahey and Hayley Kitson, RDJ LLP considers this question: “We have an employee who successfully passed their probationary period after six months. However, since then we have noticed a serious decline in the employee’s performance and attitude. We would like to terminate the employee’s ...
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Dismissal Contracts of Employment Policies and Procedures
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'No Fault’ Dismissals - How Do I Handle It?

Posted in: How Do I Handle It ROI on 15/02/2022 I am a HR Manager in a large manufacturing company and have been approach by a member of the senior team to explore dismissal of a poorly performing manager. To avoid a lengthy protracted disciplinary procedure they wish to carry out a ‘no fault’ dismissal. I am unsure if this is appropriate or h...
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Employee Absence Due to Work-Related Stress – How Do I Handle It?

Posted in: How Do I Handle It ROI on 18/01/2022 An employee is absent from work and has submitted a medical certificate citing work related stress. This employee is currently engaged in an ongoing disciplinary process. How do we handle this? It is not uncommon for an employee to go on sickness absence once a disciplinary process has been initiat...
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Dismissal Absence and Sickness Health and Safety Wellbeing
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Introducing a Dress Code - How Do I Handle It?

Posted in: How Do I Handle It ROI on 16/11/2021 We are looking at introducing guidelines around what our employees should wear in the workplace. What issues should we look out for? For example, should we have a position on such things as the wearing of religious or political dress/symbols; or equal dress codes for men and women; or in fact wheth...
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Inappropriate Social Media Content – How Do I Handle It?

Posted in: How Do I Handle It ROI on 19/10/2021 It has been brought to our attention that an employee has posted inappropriate content online and we are concerned about the impact this may have on our organisation. What can we address this? While there are many positive benefits to social media for employers and employees alike, certain features...
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Discipline and Grievance Policies and Procedures
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Equal Pay in the Workplace – How Do I Handle It?

Posted in: How Do I Handle It ROI on 21/09/2021 A female employee has raised a concern on the grounds that she is not receiving the same remuneration as her male colleagues. As an organisation how can we ensure that we are not at risk of equal pay claims? Equal pay is a hot topic in in light of the recent and welcome announcement from the Footba...
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Discrimination and Equality Policies and Procedures Pay
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The Covid Vaccine And The Return To Work - How Do I Handle it?

Posted in: How Do I Handle It ROI on 18/08/2021 Arising from our recent webinar on the Covid-19 vaccine and return to work, we the following queries arose: 1.How can an Employer provide a safe system of work without knowing vaccination status? Does that mean workplaces will need to err on side of caution and maintain social distancing etc? In t...
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Health and Safety Discrimination and Equality Coronavirus/Covid-19