Knowledge Centre

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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Fire Risk Assessment – are you 100% sure you are compliant? September 20, 2018

A man and a woman who were trapped by the Christmas Day blaze jumped for their lives from a second-floor window, only to find themselves trapped again and surrounded by flames in a courtyard. Both suffered various injuries and smoke inhalation. A dog fell to its death as the burning floor of its owner’s sleeping…

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