The HR Headmistress' blog

What is the Reasonable Employer?

26th September 2018

This year I have had to deal with more incredibly unreasonable employees than at any time in my 30 year career in HR. I have never come across such shameless case making. And since the repeal of the tribunal fees applications to tribunal have...

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Something to Celebrate?

19th September 2018

This month marks the twentieth anniversary of my business. Yay! Raise a glass and so forth. I do feel quietly (but immensely) proud to have achieved that.

The survival rates for SMEs aren’t especially good. By 2016 only 44% of businesses...

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When Does Custom and Practice Affect Contract Terms?

12th September 2018

Custom and practice is one of ways in which employment terms may vary an employment contract. In order for a term to become implied by custom and practice it must be “reasonable, notorious and certain”.

The term varying the contract...

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Take a (Short) Break

5th September 2018

Last week I wrote about tired leaders. Fatigue is bad for business. By all means work hard, but take time off too. We all need some rest and one way to get some rest and reboot is to have a holiday. It doesn’t have to be a long one to get...

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When Leaders Are Tired

29th August 2018

There is an epidemic of tiredness in the UK. We don’t always help ourselves either. Working right up until it’s time to go to bed. Not taking short breaks in the day. Being glued to Facebook or plugged into smart devices. We are so...

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