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Seminar To Support Willen Hospice
Seminar To Support Willen Hospice

26 / 05 / 2009

Back in March, the team at Russell HR Consulting teamed up with partners, Safety Management Ltd to give our clients an update on legislative changes which would affect their businesses in the coming months. Kate gave an update on the then imminent Employment Law changes which came into force in April 2009 and Steve Packer, our partner at Safety Management...

Employment Law Case Study - Out Of The Woods
Employment Law Case Study - Out Of The Woods

11 / 05 / 2009

This is one of the nastiest cases I have had to deal with in 10 years. Behind the scenes an employee was being instructed by someone who knows a good deal about employment law in a deliberate attempt to relieve her employer of large sums of money. We specialise in handling grievances, so the company called us to help out....

Good Morning Vietnam!
Good Morning Vietnam!

01 / 05 / 2009

Welcome to the first blog entry from Russell HR Consulting’s Practice Manager, Natasha. Tash has just returned from a trip to Vietnam and Hong Kong, sporting a fab suntan (and a lot of white tops) and a store of traveler’s tales. Over to Tash............ We traveled to Vietnam in early April not really knowing what to expect and worrying excessively...

Russell HR's Plans For Expansion......
Russell HR's Plans For Expansion......

22 / 04 / 2009

As business continues to grow and we haven’t yet found a cloning machine for Kate – we are looking to expand our team! We would be keen to hear from HR generalists, who would like to join our team on a flexible part -time basis, initially for a fixed term contract of three months. The successful applicant will have some...

Hold the Front Page! Paperboy Appeals Against Unfair Dismissal Decision.
Hold the Front Page! Paperboy Appeals Against Unfair Dismissal Decision.

16 / 04 / 2009

Here’s an interesting case spotted in the Times Online last week. Kentish paperboy Myles Bebbington is 15. He was paid £2.50 a day, for half an hour’s work starting at 7am, and was given £2.50 extra if he worked seven days a week. When the owner of the papershop asked him to start his shift at 6.30am, Myles’s mother complained....