The helpline has seen an increase of 160 per cent compared to last year.
This would extend Jack’s Law, which came in to effect on 06/04/20.
They should not be used to brush a problem under the carpet.
Remote working can blur home and work life.
Symposium Events is delighted to announce that Julie Dennis will be Chairing the 2nd Annual Diversity and Inclusion Conference.
Workplace expert, Acas, has launched new and updated guidance today to help employers and their staff understand the many different types of employment arrangements that exist in the modern workplace and their legal entitlements.
Workplace expert Acas has published its 2015/16 Annual Report, which shows that its services continue to perform strongly.
The latest Employment Tribunal claims statistics have been published this week showing that the dramatic fall in the number of Tribunal claims has continued. This comes not long after trade union Unison had their latest legal challenge to the new fees system rejected, with many believing that they are now here to stay, which must…
Acas have launched two new free practical guides today to help employers and managers recruit and settle in staff. Over the past year, the most common recruitment-related issues dealt with by the Acas helpline were around disclosing information (such as a disability or criminal records), probation periods, and how to construct a job advert. And…
Workplace expert, Acas, has launched a new series of equality guides today to help employers and managers identify, tackle and prevent discrimination in the workplace.
Acas have published a new free guide to help explain leave rights that are available for antenatal and adoption appointments.
A new study by the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS) examining the ways in which the UK can tackle the ‘productivity puzzle’ has been welcomed by the UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES).
Employment contracts are the biggest concern in the workplace according to new research. The study also reveals that almost half of employers have improved existing policies after calling Acas.
Acas has today published a revision to its code of practice concerning disciplinary and grievance issues in the workplace. The changes, described as ‘minor amendments’, relate to the sections around accompanying work colleagues to disciplinary or grievance meetings. A judgment made by the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) in the case of Toal v GB Oils clarified the…
ACAS, the employment Advisory and Conciliation Service, last month issued its report on the first quarter’s figures for the new Early Conciliation procedure. Why was Early Conciliation Introduced? Early Conciliation was introduced on 6 April 2014. Its aim was increase the number of potential claims settled without being the need for a formal claim to…