The HR Headmistress' blog

Employment Law Update – Workplace Investigations

27th April 2011

HR professionals and managers tend to know about the disciplinary process and the requirement to carry out an investigation to establish the facts before starting formal disciplinary proceedings connected with misconduct.

It’s surprising...

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Sick Or Sack?

1st April 2011

Employees who have been invited to attend a disciplinary hearing often go off sick, usually with stress or depression. So you reschedule, but they are still signed off sick. This can go on for months (if you allow it to do so).

As the employer...

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Dismissal In Absentia

22nd March 2011

Yesterday I chaired a disciplinary meeting and dismissed an employee in her absence. This was the third attempt to hold the meeting. It had twice been rescheduled to accommodate the employee and this time she simply failed to show.

I considered...

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Back To Work With A Bang!

21st March 2011

UK employers seem to suffer a very high incidence of “chronic Monday-itis”. Short absences for relatively minor matters form the vast majority of ill health absence, so it’s important to deal with this type of absence...

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Managing Migrant Workers

16th February 2011

A couple of weeks ago, a client had a visit from the UK Borders Agency. Fortunately they had done their checks when recruiting employees and the visit passed off without incident.

The Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006 came into force...

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