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  • 1 Feb 2012
    Seemingly everyone these days is blogging, posting and tweeting about just about anything, sometimes in extraordinary detail on the most mundane things. But increasingly at myhrdept.co.uk we are finding employers who have become victim of inappropriate comments being posted about them or other employees on the internet. Once posted, control is impossible, with possibly hundreds of forwards in only a few minutes. So what should employers do to prevent abuse? Click on the red title above for more…

  • 26 Jan 2012
    The change to the qualification period for bringing an unfair dismissal claim from 1 to 2 years now has some firm detail behind it. Click on the red title above for more detail.

  • 28 Nov 2011
    In an attempt to encourage recruitment within the private sector the government is considering a range of reforms for introduction next year, including introducing ‘no fault dismissals’ for employers with less than 10 employees. Will small employers really be able to hire and fire at will? Click on the red title above to read the full article.

  • 27 Nov 2011
    In an attempt to encourage recruitment within the private sector the government is considering a range of reforms, including introducing ‘protected conversations’. What exactly might this mean? Click on the red title above to understand more about the protected conversation and how it might help you manage your employees.

  • 26 Nov 2011
    A compromise agreement is a formal document designed to facilitate a 'no fault' ending of employment, usually when there isn't a fair reason for the employer to dismiss the employee. In an attempt to encourage recruitment within the private sector the government is considering a range of reforms, including to the way compromise agreements work. Click on the red title above to find out more about the proposed changes.