Employment Law

What’s in an Employment Contract? November 30, 2018

Under the Employment Act 2002, all new employees need to be provided with a written statement of terms and conditions, a document which is more commonly known as an employment contract. If you’ve ever tried to write up an employment contract for a new employee, you may have realised that you weren’t entirely sure what…

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Performance Management October 26, 2018

As an employer, you know it’s important to keep an eye on your employees’ performance and undertake effective performance management. You may even know all too well the difficulty of managing an employee who isn’t producing the standards of work you expect from them. Poor performance however, cannot be treated with a simple dismissal. Modern…

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What is TUPE? October 26, 2018

Many employers may not even be aware that TUPE exists, let alone have asked the question “What is TUPE?” Ignoring this business regulation however, may see you in breach of employment law and in front of an employment tribunal. So what do you need to know? TUPE is short for Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of…

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Mental Health awareness in the workplace. September 20, 2018

According to HSE 526,000 workers were suffering with work-related stress, depression or anxiety (new or long-standing) in 2016/17 and a total of 12.5 million working days were lost because of these illnesses. Employers should not ignore these statistics. In recent years more and more awareness has been raised about the effects of mental health in…

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