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Practice Managers' Conference - save the date
PRACTICE managers across the UK are being invited to save the date for the next MDDUS’ Practice Manager’s Conference on November 28 and 29, 2019.
HR Alert: Right to work checks
PRACTICES must ensure they comply with new right to work check rules or risk harsh penalties.
Ask the expert: Reducing sick pay
A COUPLE of employees in our practice have particularly high absence levels. This has increased pressure on their colleagues who cover the work while they are off sick. At present, the practice provides contractual sick pay of six months full pay followed by six months half pay in a 12-month rolling year period.
Case study: Making reasonable adjustments for employees
THIS case highlights the importance of making reasonable adjustments for disabled employees.
THE National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Regulations 2018 have been published and are as follows (per hour) from 1 April:
A third of women face sexual harassment in the workplace
A THIRD of women in Scotland have been subjected to sexual harassment in the workplace, according to a recent survey.
Legal representation and indemnity (LRI) package
AS part of our employment law service, we offer an additional indemnity product to protect your practice in case an employee attempts to take you to an employment tribunal.
HR Alert: Employment tribunal claims soar a year on from ruling
SINGLE claims lodged at employment tribunals have more than doubled since the abolition of fees last summer.
Case study: Is belief in Scottish independence protected by law?
AN employment tribunal has ruled that having belief in Scottish independence is now a protected philosophical belief under equality law in a landmark discrimination case.
Acas launches new guidance to tackle discrimination at work
ACAS has published new guidance Religion or belief discrimination aimed at preventing discrimination at work.