Care pressures will force one in five workers to quit
NEARLY one in five employees over the age of 45 expect to stop work early to care for an adult family member, new research suggests.
Vegetarianism not a protected characteristic, tribunal rules
VEGETARIANISM is a “lifestyle choice” and not a philosophical belief capable of protection under equality legislation, an employment tribunal (ET) has decided.
Remote working roles double in four years
THE number of remote working jobs available in the UK has doubled in four years, new figures suggest.
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.
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.
THE National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Regulations 2018 have been published and are as follows (per hour) from 1 April:
Did you know?
THE Employment Law team at MDDUS have a range of useful documentation available.
GDPR clause for your employment contracts
IN May 2018, significant changes were made to the data protection regulations in the form of the acronym which put the fear into us all - GDPR!
Make the most of MDDUS risk events
MDDUS’ Training and CPD team run a number of events throughout the year, providing comprehensive training with verifiable CPD for our members.