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Ten minute tutorial – Service profit chain

23 Oct 2000

Profit from a positive link between customer and employee satisfaction in the first in our weekly series of tutorials on...

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Introducing flexible working

22 Oct 2000

Make your organisation an employer of choice by adopting a flexible working policy

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Collective consultation where you least expect

22 Oct 2000

Employers should look out for collective redundancies in situations where they do not at first seem necessary

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Is there a Tupe transfer on the change of contractor?

20 Oct 2000

When a major part of the workforce is not transferred on a change of contract, a Tupe transfer can still take place

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Be aware of the limits to implied mutual trust

20 Oct 2000

A court decision highlights the fact employers must be clear about how far the duty of trust in a contract goes

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Technology for the busy HR professional

19 Oct 2000

Keep pace with technology for the busy hr professional with our buyers guide

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Trade union recognition

17 Oct 2000

The new statutory procedure on trade union recognition came into force on 6 June 2000, providing a mechanism whereby trade...

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Transfer of undertakings

10 Oct 2000

Although shortly about to turn 20 years old, the 1981 Transfer Regulations (Tupe) have been a source of litigation for...

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Injury to feelings

3 Oct 2000

For straightforward unfair dismissal claims, there is no award given for injury to feelings. In the discrimination arena, however, injury...

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All staff made equal in the eyes of the law

3 Oct 2000

All employees – including contract staff and part-timers – are now entitled to equality of treatment and benefitsThe Part-time Workers...

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Costs of employment litigation

26 Sep 2000

This week, a look at the way the two main forums for employment litigation – the courts and the tribunal...

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Ruling sets guide for injury to feelings pay

26 Sep 2000

In a recent discrimination case the EAT set out guidelines for compensation levels in instances of injury to feelingsCompensation for...

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Contracts from an employee’s viewpoint

19 Sep 2000

Following on from last week’s article, we continue to look at employment contracts from the employee’s viewpoint. This week, we...

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Heed the shrill blasts of the whistleblower

19 Sep 2000

Tribunals tend to come down heavily on employers who dismiss staff for whistleblowing – so protection is vital This is...

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Take action to prevent staff sex bias liability

12 Sep 2000

Employers need to tighten policies and review complaint procedures to avoid liability for staff discriminatory actsMost employers are aware of...

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