whistleblowing

WHISTLEBLOWING AND AVOIDING A “CULTURE OF FEAR”

  • 01 February 2016
  • McGrade

Yesterday, the report from Dame Janet Smith into the BBC’s culture and practices during the Jimmy Savile and Stuart Hall years were produced...

minimum wage increase

NATIONAL MINIMUM WAGE INCREASE

  • 01 February 2016
  • McGrade

On 1 April 2016, the National Minimum Wage will increase to reflect the National Living Wage. This is no April fool’s joke. T...

monitoring employees

MONITORING EMPLOYEES’ PERSONAL COMMUNICATIONS

  • 01 January 2016
  • McGrade

A recent decision from the European Court of Rights (Bărbulescu v. Romania) has confirmed that it is legitimate for an employer to monitor em...

shared parental leave

SHARED PARENTAL LEAVE: IS EVERYONE RUSHING TO USE IT?

  • 01 November 2015
  • McGrade

On 5 April 2015, the law took a step forward towards supporting and encouraging a more modern and balanced approach to family life for new par...

BULLYING AT WORK: WHAT IS IT AND WHAT CAN EMPLOYERS DO?

  • 01 October 2015
  • McGrade

New research has shown that more than a third of employees feel they have been bullied at work, with more than 20 per cent admitting they have...

illegal worker

AM I EMPLOYING AN ILLEGAL WORKER?

  • 01 June 2015
  • McGrade

The news coverage of immigrants boarding or attempting to board trucks travelling from Calais to the UK has been widespread, and this raises t...

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