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HR Alert: Reducing risk of pregnancy discrimination

PRACTICES are reminded of the importance of having detailed policies in place to support new and expectant mums at work.

  • 27 September 2016
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Ask the expert: Can a practice employee also be a patient?

Q. A prospective employee is registered as a patient at our practice. Should we ask her to register at another practice as a condition of the job offer or does she have the right to be both a patient and a member of the practice staff?

  • 27 September 2016
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Calls to employment law team continue to rise

FIGURES from the latest MDDUS annual report reveal yet another busy year for the employment law team.

  • 27 September 2016
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Case study: The perils of ignoring contract terms

A MANAGER at a car dealership was awarded more than £70,000 after winning a claim for constructive dismissal. This case highlights the importance of following the terms of an employee’s contract - even if it was written half a century ago.

  • 27 September 2016
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Capsticks to provide discounted legal advice on practice business matters

MDDUS has announced a new partnership with law firm Capsticks that enables GP and practice manager members in England and Wales to access a free 20-minute legal consultation and ongoing discount rates on non-indemnity issues.

  • 27 September 2016
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Did you know?

THE Employment Law team at MDDUS have a range of useful documentation available.

  • 27 September 2016
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HR Alert: New national living wage

MILLIONS of workers across the country will receive an increase in pay as the new national living wage comes into force from the beginning of April.

  • 30 March 2016
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Don't forget

THE government has announced that the statutory rates for family friendly leave and statutory sick pay (SSP) will remain unchanged in 2016:
 

  • 30 March 2016
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Top employment law issues

FROM social media to changing contracts, here are the most common employment law issues facing practices today.

  • 30 March 2016
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New Acas guide to prevent disablilty discrimination at work

ACAS have published new guidance to help employers and managers identify, tackle and prevent disability discrimination in the workplace.

  • 30 March 2016
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