To Be Redundant Or Not To Be Redundant: That Is The Question!

Jobcentre Plus workers had right to redundancy pay, finds tribunal  Two former Jobcentre Plus (JCP) workers who were told to join the dole queue after extensions to their fixed term contracts were not honoured are celebrating a landmark legal victory which could have wider repercussions for hundreds more who were dismissed in similar circumstances. A… Read More

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Anonymous Blogging: The Good, The Bad & The Jobless!

What can employers do to protect themselves from employees’ damaging remarks on social media websites? Bloggers often want to maintain anonymity so they can speak openly and honestly about their employers and professions without fear of disciplinary action. Employers are no doubt aware of the potential damage that can be caused by social media misuse,… Read More

News: Update on Unpaid Parental Leave

EU rules extending the right to unpaid parental leave from 13 weeks to 18 weeks are now in force. Working parents who have been employed for a year or more are now entitled to take unpaid parental leave to care for their children. This is addition to to any maternity, paternity or adoption leave they… Read More