Garden leave is paid leave for an employee who is leaving your business to work for a competitor. But how do you know whether it’s appropriate, or affordable, for you to place an employee on garden leave?
It goes without saying that the Government’s decision to remove certain medical practitioners and nurses from its Tier 2 visa cap was warmly welcomed by the UK healthcare sector.
The reality is that disagreements that arise in the workplace are often between highly competent individuals and the consequences can have a far reaching impact on the business as well as the mental health of those involved.
If you are unsure about your employment status, the rights and benefits that come with it, it is crucial to seek expert advice from professionals who have an extensive knowledge and understanding of the law. Nicole Rogers, solicitor at DAS Law, explains…
One more sleep until we get to see England play in the World Cup semi-finals. I’m sure many of you are still pinching yourselves, waiting with bated breath for the 7pm kick off when England will look to book their place in football’s biggest game: the World Cup Final.
Job candidates will drop out of your recruitment process if your assessments have too much gamification, says Andreas Lohff.
Talent professionals sometimes think that potential new hires will simply follow the money, and therefore a dollar amount is everything. But what if this model for compensation is misaligned with what employees really value?
The recent news that the electric car maker Tesla’s chief executive Elon Musk has accused an employee of carrying out “extensive and damaging sabotage”, places the media spotlight on the hidden dangers of deliberate employee sabotage.
Charlotte Cooke-Vaughan, an HR consultant at law firm Cripps, celebrates the many documented benefits (wo)man’s best friend brings to the workplace.
Jane Crosby from law firm Hart Brown discusses what rights employees have, and what duties of care an employer has, to ensure the health of everyone in the workplace as temperatures soar.
Suzanne Tanser, a Pay and Reward Manager at Croner discussed why there is a generational pay gap and how to combat it
Liz Walker, HR Director at Unum UK, gives her advice on how to ensure workplace emotional wellbeing strategies reach both men and women equally.
A new consultation document heralds a reform to the taxation of contractors working through personal service companies, writes Elizabeth Middleton of law firm Cripps.
In the competition for talent, doing something to smooth your people’s transition to parenthood has become almost a hygiene factor. Jennifer Liston-Smith from My Family Care tells us more.
Over the past few hundred years, our world has experienced three different industrial revolutions—the first driven by the use of steam, followed by electricity, and then information technology. Now there’s another revolution upon us, and its most marked characteristic is the dizzying speed of innovation.