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Dismissing an employee for gross misconduct

When dealing with employee misconduct, employers may have a good reason to dismiss an employee, but if they don’t follow the correct procedure their worst nightmare may come true – they may be forced to defend Employment Tribunal claims.

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Putting mental health on your agenda

One in four of us will experience poor mental health at some stage in our lives, so it’s likely that someone in your business is affected.

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6 HR Things to Watch in 2018

2018 promises to be a busy year in the world of HR, so here are 6 things you need to keep on your radar:

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5 Myths about flexible working

Earlier this year, a video that showed Professor Robert Kelly’s interview with the BBC being interrupted by his children bursting into his home office highlighted one of the funny sides of flexible working.

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Employment Tribunal fees – what it means for employers

You have probably heard that fees to access Employment Tribunals were abolished by the Supreme Court earlier this year, but what does it actually mean for employers?

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Can you screen candidates using social media?

A number of employers feel that social media can be a great way to research candidates and see if they could be a good organisational fit.

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Employment Law, HR and Health & Safety News 05/09/17

Welcome to the latest Ellis Whittam bulletin. This month we announce new training courses, a series of free seminars and bring you the latest HR, Employment Law and Health & Safety news and tips.

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Five things you need to know about maternity pay

Understanding maternity pay can seem like a HR and legal labyrinth, but here are 5 important things you really need to know.

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Another reason for sleepless nights

The Supreme Court has decided that Employment tribunal fees are unlawful. So what does this mean for your business?

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Contracts of Employment Q&A

Contract of Employment – are they just a worthless piece of paper or a great tool for employers?

We take a closer look at the main points you need to consider when drafting and varying contract terms and conditions.

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Employment Law, HR and Health & Safety News

An update from Ellis Whittam on a range of sensitive areas in Employment Law, HR and Health & Safety News

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Are dress codes fit for purpose?

Two committees are calling for a review of the law to ensure employees are protected from discriminatory dress codes at work.

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Dealing with holidays requests

We've teamed up with our friends at Ellis Whittam Limited to bring you a series of guidance notes on a variety of topics.

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How to manage poor performance effectively

We've teamed up with our friends at Ellis Whittam Limited to bring you a series of guidance notes on a variety of topics.

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Guide to Shelf Life Testing

Shelf-life testing is the process which allows food producers to determine how long a product can be on sale and safely consumed before it potentially becomes harmful.

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Level Two Food Hygiene Training

This Level 2 Basic Food Hygiene course has been put together in consultation with food technologists drawn from across the foodservice market with the aim of improving food safety standards. Using the latest accelerated learning techniques employed by leading trainers, the course is designed to create a depth of understanding by learners that others often fail to achieve.

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Primary Authority Partnership

The Café Society has finalised a Primary Authority Partnership with Slough Borough Council which will transform the way members of the deal with enforcement agencies in future.

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The Implications of EC Proposals for Reducing Residual Levels of QAC’s

Presentation made by Dr. John Holah, Technical Director, Holchem Laboratories Ltd. at the Technical Forum Meeting on 1st October 2014.

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Renewable Energy Association presentation

Presentation made by Gaynor Hartnell, of the Renewable Energy Association at the technical forum on 1st October 2014.

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The gluten-free opportunity presentation

Presentation made by James Garman, of Coeliac UK on the 1st October 2014 at the latest technical forum.

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