Blog

March 2016

  • Dismissing for something that's not covered in your policy by Paula, posted on 29th Mar 2016 One of the fundamentals of employment law and unfair dismissal is the need for the employer to act fairly and reasonably...
  • ‘Can I take my sick day as holiday please?’ by Paula, posted on 22nd Mar 2016 This is a question that can often be asked by employees, especially when there is no 'Company sick pay' and only SSP is paid for sickness absence...
  • Stress Related Absence by Angie, posted on 15th Mar 2016 Stress Related Absence According to the CIPD Absence Management Survey report for 2015 there was again an increase in stress related absence for the 6th consecutive year...
  • Addressing Persistent Lateness by Angie, posted on 8th Mar 2016 Addressing Persistent Lateness  There will sometimes be genuine reasons for employees being late for work; this could be due to poor weather conditions, traffic problems and other circumstances beyond their control...
  • No Increase to Statutory Payments by Fiona, posted on 1st Mar 2016 No Increase to Statutory Payments Normally at this time of year, we are advising of the changes that the government are going to make to the statutory payments from April...