The HR Headmistress' blog

Sickness As Protest

21st December 2010

Employers have become accustomed to employees going off sick, usually with stress, before disciplinary action. What happens when an employee goes off sick because he is faced with a disciplinary sanction? Are you able to take any disciplinary...

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Coming And Going

6th December 2010

Over the weekend I read about the case of the police officer was found to have been discriminated against when she resigned and was refused permission to withdraw her resignation at a later date. The general rule is that once an employee has...

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Spiritualists Added To Philosophical Fold, But Jedis Still Out In The Cold

2nd December 2010

Alan Power is a spiritualist. He was employed as a trainer by Greater Manchester Police Authority in October 2008, but his employment was terminated after less than three weeks. He complained to an employment tribunal alleging that he had been...

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Do All Your Employees Meet All Or Most Of Your Work Standards Most Of The Time?

10th September 2010

Running a business successfully is all about money. This week we heard that Bob Diamond has been appointed to run Barclays Bank as Chief Executive (I loved that quote about running the bank as a casino) and now the Chancellor, George Osbourne,...

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Pedal Power Makes London A Cycling City

26th August 2010

What do David Cameron, Lance Armstrong, Boris Johnson and 60,000 Londoners have in common? They’re all enthusiastic cyclists (though Lance would be just a bit faster than most). Three weeks ago the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, launched a...

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