If an employee has any health issues which are affecting their employment, then all managers need to ensure that they are able to identify and understand those employees who may be struggling.Read more
The UK economy has lost billions of pounds this year due to Covid-19. With a lack of income, businesses have had to restructure due to lack of work. Many employers have had no choice but to consider or even undergo redundancy exercises.Read more
Although each case turns on its own facts, recent case law has favoured the inclusion of overtime, commission, allowances and regularly paid bonuses as part of holiday pay. The question was, ‘would this extend to profitability bonus?’Read more
The facts of the case are the employee had long service with Lloyds Bank and suffered from depression which she alleged were caused by workplace harassment by two employees.Read more
A claim can be made against a person who maliciously makes a false statement which refers to the claimant, his business and economic interests and can be demonstrated to have caused the claimant financial losses.Read more
The world is a global market place and it has become more common for employees to travel for business or relocate to an overseas post to promote and enhance the development of trade and services between companies and organisations all around the globe.Read more
The government has recently introduced new guidelines on “shielding” whereby those living within the same household of a person who is shielding do not need to shield themselves, but should support the person who is shielding by following guidance.Read more
During the period of 1st March to 30th June 2020, employees on furlough under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) could not do any work for their employer that made money for their employer or any organisation linked or associated with employer.Read more
Head of Operations
With over 20 years experience in HR, Hema draws her expert specialist knowledge from a broad range of industries, including employment advisory and consultancy services, retail, manufacturing and leisure. Being MCIPD qualified enables her to quickly understand how organisations operate, how to interact with their business leaders and to deliver effective commercial and practical solutions.
Health, Safety & Training Business Partner
Andy is NEBOSH trained and a technical member of the Institution of Occupational Safety & Health (IOSH). Andy is often found studying the latest updates to legislation to keep his knowledge up to date and provide the best advice. With a passion for health and safety and experience in a range of environments from large corporates to small business, Andy is well placed to support you in all your health and safety needs.
HR and Training Business Partner
Jill has over 14 years’ experience in HR & Training. Having started a career as a police officer; she changed careers to HR & Training dealing with Equality & Diversity in the workplace. Jill is passionate about Diversity, Inclusion and HR and has supported companies in managing their HR and training needs. She has a wealth of expertise across HR, dealing with challenging casework, company restructure projects, mediation, training, organisational development systems; equality and diversity.
HR Business Partner
Arti has a strong background in HR and is a fully qualified CIPD member. She has worked with challenging casework and has a good understanding of how to deal with workplace matters as they arise.
Advice Line Team Leader
Jatinder is qualified non-practising Solicitor, he has over 22 years advisory experience in Employment law, HR matters and Employment Tribunal litigation. He manages the legal and HR advice line team ensuring the delivery of advice is effective verbally and in correspondence. He has experience in training and coaching work colleagues in all aspects of legal and employment matters. With his sound understanding of issues arising with in the workplace environment, Jatinder aims to deliver clear and concise client focussed advice.
HR Employment Relations Advisor
Anoop is an experienced HR Advisor and is part of the Telephone Advice Line Team. Anoop has worked in both the public and private sector, providing Employment Law advice ranging from grievances, disciplinaries, performance management, attendance management and mediation. Anoop is a trained mediator and provides down to earth, pragmatic, commercial advice. Outside of work, Anoop actively participates as a CIPD Board Member of East Midlands.