Employment Tribunal decisions don’t always match……..

Employment Tribunal decisions don’t always match what professional bodies say is the law…. This is a bold statement I know! But it is 100% based on my recent experience representing the employer in a recent CIPD (the governing body for HR Professionals) Mock Tribunal Event held at the University of Bedford. […]

April 18th, 2018|

Induction and Onboarding……Why bother?

Induction included with Fixed Fee Recruitment Too often the right person is hired but just thrown into the deep end with little or no induction. Small businesses don’t have the time to babysit new starters by offering proper onboarding, they need self-starters who can hit the floor running. […]

January 28th, 2018|

Productivity and errrr……. procrastination……

According to research published in 2015 humans’ attention spans are shorter than goldfishes’……………’just keep swimming’ comes to my mind when I read this! Surely not? We can concentrate for 8 seconds compared to Dorys’ 9 seconds……. (For those of you not familiar with Finding Nemo, Dory is a blue-tang fish who suffers from short-term memory [...]

September 4th, 2017|

Equal Pay for different parts of the business

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) decided Asda staff working in stores can compare themselves to workers in the distribution centres Nearly 7,000 Asda employees or former employees could bring an equal pay claim costing the supermarket more than £100m. Today’s decision relates only to whether the store workers can compare themselves to the distribution workers. [...]

September 1st, 2017|

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