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Tribunal impartiality: Wikipedia research made panel appear biased

27 Jan 2015

In DLA Piper’s latest case report, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that employment tribunal impartiality was called into question...

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Five pitfalls to avoid with online personality profiling

26 Jan 2015

Online personality profiling is growing fast, and a few mouse clicks can shepherd tens of thousands of candidates through the...

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Tribunal watch: Football club worker dismissed over rumours of workplace relationship with player

26 Jan 2015

A former worker at League One football club Port Vale has won her claim for sex discrimination after she was...

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First Twitter tribunal case offers lessons on social media at work

23 Jan 2015

In December 2014, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) considered the misuse of Twitter by an employee for the first time....

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Pay awards to remain subdued in 2015, predicts XpertHR

23 Jan 2015

Despite increased optimism in the economy, pay awards in 2014 ended the year below where they started, according to latest...

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A guide to psychological screening and surveillance in the workplace

23 Jan 2015

Occupational health practitioners should always be on the lookout for psychosocial workplace hazards. Noreen Tehrani explains more.
Health surveillance and...

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Five trends to watch in HR recruitment in 2015

22 Jan 2015

It stands to reason that, as the overall employment market returns to health, then demand for HR professionals will also...

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Single occupational health body “no” vote: where does this leave the profession?

22 Jan 2015

Many were surprised when members of the Society  of Occupational Medicine (SOM) and the Faculty of Occupational Medicine (FOM) voted...

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School suspensions

Could teacher suspensions open schools up to legal claims?

21 Jan 2015

The decision by schools to take action against staff amid confusion over child protection rules could potentially expose them to...

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Bullying and harassment

Bullying and harassment at work: research review sheds light on how to manage it

21 Jan 2015

Dr Carly Atkinson’s literature review of bullying and harassment at work won the inaugural Denis D’Auria prize. This is a...

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Occupational health profile: Diane Romano-Woodward, president elect, AOHNP

21 Jan 2015

Diane Romano-Woodward is president elect of the Association of Occupational Health Nurse Practitioners UK (AOHNP), director of OH provider Sunny...

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Line managers have key role supporting staff with musculoskeletal disorders

21 Jan 2015

Line managers are not expected to be rheumatologists, but as musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) were the leading cause of sickness absence...

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Occupational health profession reacts to the launch of national Health and Work Service

20 Jan 2015

Nic Paton summarises some of the industry responses to the introduction of the Health and Work Service (HWS) that is...

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Top 5 HR data metrics in 2015

HR data: the top five metrics for 2015

20 Jan 2015

With the ability to manage and interpret data becoming increasingly vital for HR professionals, new analysis from XpertHR Benchmarking reveals the five most valuable...

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Why employers must report data on mental health at work

19 Jan 2015

A growing number of Britain’s biggest companies now include details of their employee health and wellbeing activities in annual reports,...

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