10 / 06 / 2020
Business is slowly getting going again after the lockdown period. Employers must now ensure that their staff can work safely. A client sent me an email from a firm of solicitors headed: If A Staff Member Catches Covid-19 Employers Could Face Jail!
03 / 06 / 2020
Many people shy away from being uncomfortable and respond to the challenge of the new and possibly difficult by becoming fearful and stressed. You might think that’s quite a sensible and normal response, but in fact it’s the opposite. Many of us systematically underestimate our resilience in challenging situations.
27 / 05 / 2020
While some employers have been able to work in whole or in part during the lockdown period, many people are only returning to work now. Many of my clients are finding that far from wanting to get back to work, some of their employees are very reluctant indeed. Various reasons are given, one of which is the fear of contracting Covid-19.
20 / 05 / 2020
The TUPE regulations protect the rights of employees whose employment is transferred. This includes the right not to be unfairly dismissed because of the transfer and the right not to have their contractual terms changed.
13 / 05 / 2020
Six weeks ago, many of us had barely heard of Zoom. Now it’s a way of life. And already we’re tired of it. Or perhaps more accurately, we’re finding we’re getting more tired at the end of the working day because we’re using Zoom so much. Since the start of lockdown and an increase in home working people have reported feeling more tired after a day of virtual meetings. The term “Zoom fatigue” has been used more often on social media, and searches...