The HR Headmistress' blog

Winter Blues

25th September 2019

The winter blues have come very early for me this year.

If I get them it’s generally in about February. But the combination of Brexit and parliamentary activities calculated to delay any proper decision, once again casting uncertainty over...

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Pension and PHI

18th September 2019

We know that we should make provision for one of life’s “rainy days” by having the equivalent of three-six months’ worth of household expenses in an easy access bank account. But if the rainy day is protracted by ill...

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Beware! Voluntary Redundancy Can Lead to Unfair Dismissal Claims

11th September 2019

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 payment. What’s not to like?

Voluntary redundancy is often a helpful and quick way to reduce...

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Can an Employer Make a Sick Employee Redundant?

4th September 2019

If a business is proposing to make redundancies, consultation is an essential part of the process. ‘Consultation’ involves speaking to affected employees about the reasons why redundancy is proposed, alternatives to redundancy and the...

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Are Employees Entitled to Time off to Attend a Funeral?

28th August 2019

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

All employees are entitled to reasonable, unpaid time off for dependants. This is time off to deal with unforeseen matters and...

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