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What do HR professionals need to know at the moment? Every month we monitor thousands of Frequently Asked Questions on XpertHR to present the most-visited questions and answers. At the start of each month we compile a list of the 10 most “frequently asked questions” from the previous month. To search all the FAQs on XpertHR, click here…
 


 

HR questions in february were dominated by issues around e-cigarettes

Top 10 HR questions in February 2015: E-cigarettes

3 Mar 2015

E-cigarettes and smoking policies were on employers’ minds last month, with the first tribunal decision involving disciplinary action for using...

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Top 10 HR questions in January 2015: Fit for Work

3 Feb 2015

Parts of the Fit for Work service, the government-funded occupational health advice service, are now in operation, with the rest...

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Top 10 HR questions in December 2014

Top 10 HR questions in December 2014: Reasonable adjustments and bank holidays

2 Jan 2015

How far do employers have to go when making reasonable adjustments...

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Shared parental leave dominates the list of most popular questions on XpertHR

Top 10 HR questions in November 2014: Shared parental leave and holiday pay

1 Dec 2014

Predictably, the most popular questions in November related to the Shared Parental Leave Regulations 2014, which came into force on...

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Eye tests for display screen equipment users: top 10 HR questions in October 2014

3 Nov 2014

Employers have a duty to arrange an eye test for employees who use display screen equipment as part of their...

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Fathers have new rights to antenatal appointments from today. Photo: REX/Monkey Business Images

Top 10 HR questions in September 2014: Antenatal appointments and shared parental leave

1 Oct 2014

A new right for fathers and partners to take time off to attend antenatal appointments came in on 1 October...

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Top 10 HR questions in August 2014: enhanced paternity pay, fixed-term contracts and TUPE

Top 10 HR questions in August 2014: enhanced parental pay, fixed-term contracts and TUPE

3 Sep 2014

If an employer pays enhanced maternity pay, must it also enhance pay to employees on shared parental leave? This seems...

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Shared parental leave will applies for parents of babies due or after 5 April 2015. REX/WestEnd61

Top 10 HR questions in July 2014: Shared parental leave and flexible working

4 Aug 2014

Employers were getting to grips with various changes to family-friendly workplace rights last month.

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Top 10 HR questions in June 2014: World Cup and Wimbledon

2 Jul 2014

With hindsight, perhaps “How should employers deal with large numbers of employees wanting to cancel holiday booked to watch the England v Costa Rica match?” would have been a ...

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TUPE: Does the transferor have to hand over employee records to the transferee?

Top 10 HR questions in May 2014: TUPE, rest periods and holiday pay

6 Jun 2014

How much information about transferring employees must an employer give to the new employer in a TUPE transfer situation? Questions...

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HR questions

Top 10 HR questions in April 2014

1 May 2014

Employers’ questions on the Acas early conciliation process, which was introduced on 6 April 2014, were the most popular FAQs...

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Resignation

Top 10 HR questions in March 2014

7 Apr 2014

What should an employer do in response to the common scenario of an employee resigning in the face of disciplinary...

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Transfer

Top 10 HR questions in February 2014

4 Mar 2014

In a new regular column, we bring you the most popular frequently asked questions on XpertHR. Last month, employers were...

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I am having difficulty registering or logging in to the site

2 Sep 2006

Please refer to our Login FAQ....

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I’m not receiving emails I’ve signed up for

5 Jul 2006

What to do if you've signed up for email alerts but aren't receiving them.

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