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HR Alert: Fit for work scheme to be scrapped

PRACTICES are reminded that the government’s flagship fit for work scheme is to be scrapped due to low referral rates.

  • 28 March 2018
  • Article
  • Employment Law Update

Sexual harassment in the workplace

HE is the brains behind some of Hollywood’s biggest movies, but Harvey Weinstein stands accused of a catalogue of claims of sexual harassment against actresses and female employees spanning the last two decades.

  • 28 March 2018
  • Article
  • Employment Law Update

Did you know?

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

  • 28 March 2018
  • Article
  • Article
  • Employment Law Update

Ensure your practice has a bad weather policy

MEDICAL and dental practices should have a bad weather policy to ensure they are fully prepared for any staff disruptions caused by the harsh winter weather.

  • 28 March 2018
  • Article
  • Employment Law Update

Surge in tribunal claims since fees abolished

THERE has been a substantial rise in employment tribunal (ET) claims following the Supreme Court ruling that employment tribunal fees were unlawful and prevented access to justice for workers.

  • 28 March 2018
  • Article
  • Employment Law Update

Don't forget

National minimum wage increases won’t come in until April. The current rates as of 1 April 2017 are:

  • 27 September 2017
  • Article
  • Employment Law Update

Ask the expert: Winter is coming

Q WITH the winter months approaching, we are looking to make changes to our absence policy so that employees who fail to make it into work due to adverse weather do not get paid.

  • 27 September 2017
  • Article
  • Employment Law Update

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
  • Article
  • Employment Law Update

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
  • Employment Law Update

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
  • Employment Law Update

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