Tag Archives: HR

Employment Updates to look out for…

May 2018 sees the introduction of GDPR which will replace the Data Protection Act, however this is not the only change that is being proposed this year when it comes to Employment Law. Although they may not be implemented by the end of 2018, here are some others pieces of legislation to keep an eye […]

Unpaid Shift Work

Currently a company can invite prospective employees to come in and complete ‘trial shifts’ in order to assess their competency, with the intention that if all goes well a job will be available at the end of this shift. However, there have been growing complaints that employers are using trial shifts as a way of […]

To Suspend or Not To Suspend

Most companies will have a section in their handbook that explains the company’s right to suspend an employee when carrying out an investigation into alleged misconduct. However, the recent case of Agoreyo v London Borough of Lambeth shows why it is important to think carefully before issuing a suspension, whatever the allegation. Ms Agoreyo, a […]