HR Alert: Big changes for 2020
THERE are some big employment law changes planned from April 2020.
Ask the expert: Covert recording of a disciplinary hearing
WE have heard a rumour that an employee plans to covertly record her disciplinary hearing. Is this allowed, and can we also secretly record the meeting?
Case study: Accessing an employee’s personal phone
THIS case highlights the difficulties around using information gathered from an employee’s personal mobile phone in disciplinary action.
Practice dress code
HOW can you make sure your practice staff look professional while also complying with infection prevention and control measures?
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.
Payslips to provide greater clarity for variable hours workers
APRIL will see changes to the way employers issue payslips to ensure greater clarity for people whose pay fluctuates because they work variable hours.
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.
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.