Given that the potential consequences of allowing unacceptable behaviour to go unchallenged are severe (in terms of productivity, staff morale and retention rates), it is important that employers take the appropriate action to create an open culture within the workplace, where staff feel comfortable and safe.
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Latest articles from Rory Byrom
As is now customary, statutory wage rates increase today, 1 April. The National Living Wage which applies to workers aged 25 years or older, increases from £7.83 to £8.21 per hour. Here's what employers need to know.
Do your employees have the right to work in the UK? An employer's role in preventing illegal working
Employers in the UK have a legal duty under the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006 to check whether both current and prospective employees require permission to work in the UK. What does that mean in practice?
Settlement Agreements are often used to end an employment relationship and require an employee to take the advice of a solicitor before being legally binding. For individuals these often legalistic and lengthy documents can appear daunting. Here, we de-mystify some aspects of the documents.
It has been over a year since the #MeToo movement went viral on social media in an attempt to promote public debate on the widespread prevalence of sexual harassment in the workplace. But has the ongoing debate changed what is going on in the workplace? Not if a recent poll which has found that employers could do more to protect their employees is anything to go by.