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HR Alert: Employment tribunal fees ruled as unlawful

A RISE in employment tribunal claims is anticipated after the Supreme Court ruled that employment tribunal fees are unlawful as they prevent access to justice for workers.

  • 27 September 2017
  • Article

Ever popular MDDUS Practice Managers’ Conference returns to St Andrews

MDDUS’ employment law team will be delivering a workshop on carrying out a disciplinary hearing as part of the ever popular MDDUS Practice Managers’ Conference taking place later this year.

  • 27 September 2017
  • Article

Case study: Taking a sickie

ACCUSING an employee of ‘taking a sickie’ is a serious allegation. Practices should have a clear and documented sickness absence policy that is distributed to staff on appointment and shared regularly to ensure no interpretation issues.

  • 27 September 2017
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HR Alert: Legal obligation over workplace dress code

A RECENT report on dress codes at work has called on the government to take urgent action to ensure existing equality legislation is enforced more vigorously.

  • 28 March 2017
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Don't forget

THE national living wage rate for workers aged 25 years and over increases from £7.20 to £7.50 per hour.

  • 28 March 2017
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Statutory rates set to rise

THE rate of statutory maternity, paternity, adoption and shared parental pay is set to increase at the beginning of next month.

  • 28 March 2017
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LAW discount rates for MDDUS members

As part of the partnership with Law At Work (LAW), MDDUS members can take advantage of significant discount rates at their training events.

  • 28 March 2017
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Did you know?

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

  • 28 March 2017
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Ask the expert: Flexible working request

Q. ONE of my employees has returned from maternity leave and asked if she can discuss changing her working hours. I am keen to keep my staff happy but also need to ensure our business needs are met. What are my obligations as an employer?

  • 28 March 2017
  • Article

An office romance

GIVEN the amount of time that colleagues spend together in the practice, it is perhaps not surprising that personal relationships at work can develop.

  • 28 March 2017
  • Article

New member feature

MDDUS strives to make your life easier; you can now notify us of involvement in a potential claim or other matter by logging into your account and completing the contact form