Fit

Valentine’s Day is approaching, and we are encouraging all employers to show their staff some love. We don’t want any sexual harassment claims! We are not encouraging any inappropriate fraternisation!   But we are asking employers to think about how they show their staff that they care. That they care about their physical and mental […]

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Health and Safety claim?

Every employment contract contains an implied term that the employer will take reasonable steps to ensure the safety of their employees. If an employer fails to take care of its employees’ safety during the pandemic, employees may be able to resign and claim constructive dismissal on the basis of a fundamental breach of that term. […]

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Coronavirus

On 2nd February I wrote to all our clients to provide some basic advice on the management of the Coronavirus in their workplace. With the Department of health today describing the outbreak in the UK as a “serious and imminent threat” to public health, the overall risk to the population now classified as “moderate”. Since […]

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The Work Colleague Of The Future

We have just twenty years before the physical effects of a desk-bound office job will become starkly apparent, according to a new report. More than 3000 employees in France, Germany and the UK were interviewed about their health concerns as part of a study to examine the impact that modern workstations are having on our […]

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Do you need to worry about the well-being of your staff?

The inspiration for this week’s blog is from an interview which I did last week on the BBC Three Counties Radio drive time show. The interview was all about the well-being of employees and the duty of care that employers have towards their staff. The conversation was sparked by the announcement by Easyjet that one […]

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PeopleTalk – December 2012

Welcome  to December’s issue of PeopleTalk. In this issue we look at the latest legislation for sharing Parental Leave.  We also report on the European Commission’s proposal of 40% representation of women in the boardroom.  With Christmas looming we discuss alarming findings showing that a third of British Employees are putting themselves at risk of burning out […]

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PeopleTalk – October 2012

Welcome This month, sees the start of the Pensions Reforms.  We also have some outstanding special offers, one for new customers and one for our loyal clients.  Donna is delighted to have been voted one of the Top 100 Mums in Business – more in the newsletter. Once again we’d just like to mention our Facebook page […]

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