Tag Archives: Hearing

What is the role of a companion in a disciplinary and grievance meeting?

We often find that when it comes to disciplinary and grievance procedures, employers are unclear about the role of a companion at the meeting. All workers have a right to be accompanied by a trade union representative or work colleague of their choice. Failure to allow the employee to bring a companion may lead to […]

Falling on deaf ears

If we had entitled this “Noise Induced Hearing Loss” or “Industrial Disease Claims” then you would have switched off by now but if you’re involved in any kind of manufacturing then it’s definitely worth reading on. If you haven’t seen a claim for noise induced hearing loss or industrial deafness as it is also known, […]