Business as usual after Brexit vote
MDDUS Chief Executive Chris Kenny has commented on June’s referendum vote to leave the European Union.
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.
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.
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.
Did you know?
THE Employment Law team at MDDUS have a range of useful documentation available.
Disciplinary hearing webinar
NEED any advice on the difficult subject of carrying out a disciplinary hearing in your practice?
THE following changes to the national minimum wage take place from October 1:
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.
Mind your language
PRACTICES in England and Wales are being advised to review their recruitment policies and practices to incorporate new language fluency requirements that come into force in October.
Ask the expert: Can I monitor personal emails?
Q. THE recent Romanian case of Barbulescu v Romania has been causing a bit of a stir, with headlines in the press declaring that employers can now snoop on employee’s personal communications sent from company computers or smartphones. Is this the case?