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Free speech in the workplace and walking the tight rope of political correctness

Published 07 July 2015
The debate about what constitutes free speech in the workplace remains a costly one for employers.It was again the topic for much discussion recently following the conclusion of a case in which a C...

Could you be entitled to more holiday pay?

Published 07 July 2015
The question used to be an easy one for employers, but the current answer seems anything but… just how exactly do you calculate statutory holiday pay?With the peak holiday period upon us and the wi...

It may be summer but the sun doesn't always favour an Employer

Published 07 July 2015
The sun may have put in a welcome appearance but it can signal the start of a seasonal headache for employers.Almost half of the people quizzed for a study admitted working fewer hours when the sun...

Three little pigs play with fire: The internet is watching; employees and employers take note!

Published 07 July 2015
Footballers misbehaving is nothing new but what the latest case highlights is a growing trend which employers are being forced to deal with.Three players from Premier League side Leicester City who...

Blame it on the moon: The headache of managing bank holiday allowance.

Published 07 July 2015
Bank holidays are traditionally a time when employees can relax and enjoy a long weekend – but they are now giving some employers an extra headache to deal with.In England and Wales, there are usua...

Our top 5 personal development & lifehack articles for April

Published 13 April 2015
We offer you our selection of our favourite lifehacks and personal development articles from around the web. This month recovering from a bad interview and getting the job, a helpful approach to or...

Castle Tribunal Roundup April

Published 07 April 2015
Our roundup of the employment tribunal cases making headway in the news. This month; religious beliefs come head to head with secular principles, social media continues to prove a contentious issue...

Our top 5 personal development & lifehack articles for March.

Published 16 March 2015
We offer you our selection of our favourite lifehacks and personal development articles from around the web. This month we look at taking pride in your work, finding your work life balance, getting...

E-cigarettes in the workplace, what every employer needs to consider.

Published 02 March 2015
The use of e-cigarettes in the workplace remains a burning issue for employers.The dilemma facing companies is whether to ban the battery-operated cigarette substitute.Due to the cost of a packet o...

Zero Hours contracts top 3 FAQs: what you need to know

Published 24 February 2015
Let’s try to clarify some of the most popular questions asked regarding zero-hours contracts.1) Am I entitled to holiday/annual leave?As a zero-hours worker you are entitled to annual leave in the ...

Castle Tribunal Roundup February

Published 16 February 2015
Our roundup of the employment tribunal cases making headway in the news. This month we see the first glimpse of employee and employer going head to head over the relatively new phenomenon of e-ciga...

Valentine's Day 2015: Love is in the air but that could spell trouble for your business.

Published 09 February 2015
Love is in the air with Valentine’s Day rapidly approaching. Although it can spell heartbreak if a relationship between colleagues turns sour.It is not uncommon for romance to blossom between workm...
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