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Prepare for the Heatwave! July 23, 2019

With temperatures expected to soar this week, what can you do to help your employees? Our recommendations include: Where possible avoid employees working outside in the mid-day sun, or provide shaded areas as much as possible Ensure appropriate clothing is worn, you may need to temporarily relax your dress code to accommodate this, for those…

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Change of date for Early May Bank Holiday 2020 July 11, 2019

Early May Bank Holiday 2020 will be slightly later than originally scheduled. Monday 4th May was due to be a Bank Holiday for early May, however, to mark the 75th anniversary of VE day, this Bank Holiday will be moved to Friday 8th May 2020 enabling a three day weekend of commemorative events! This may…

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Planning ahead for the summer months… June 7, 2019

It’s that time of year when employee’s take a high proportion of their annual leave entitlement. Some try to escape to the sun before the main school holidays, others have no choice but to take time off during the six weeks school holiday period. If your workforce is made up heavily of working parents this…

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Should you dismiss an employee for an offensive social media post? June 7, 2019

Danny Bakers recent controversial post which included a photograph of what he compared to the new royal baby resulted in him being sacked from his job at the BBC. His actions were perceived to be racist. The picture was published by Baker on his Twitter account – for everyone to see, which as he is…

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