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True Stories from the HR Headmistress’ Casebook

Can an employer depend on an occupational health report to determine disability? (Case Study).

In this episode the HR Headmistress tells you about an employee with poor attendance who argued that relying on an occupational health report which concluded that he was not disabled was just “rubber stamping”.

Click on the video to find out what happened.

Where appropriate we change names in our case studies to protect identities.

The HR Headmistress' blog

Beware! Voluntary Redundancy Can Lead to Unfair Dismissal Claims

A couple of weeks ago one of my clients reached an agreement with an employee allowing him to take voluntary redundancy with an enhanced tax-free...

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Can an Employer Make a Sick Employee Redundant?

If a business is proposing to make redundancies, consultation is an essential part of the process. ‘Consultation’ involves speaking to...

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Are Employees Entitled to Time off to Attend a Funeral?

Where employees suffer a bereavement, they usually want to attend their funeral. Do they have the right to attend?

All employees are entitled to...

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Are You Looking for Mr Right*?

The lack of good people hinders business growth, so a good strategy at an early stage can help you.

One of my clients uses skilled machine...

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