At Boyes Turner we are finding more of our clients using employment training and coaching as a way equipping managers with the tools to deal with difficult personnel issues, whilst also developing key management skills.
Eye Spy: Can an employer introduce covert surveillance over its employees?
A growing issue in offices is the question of surveillance. Increasingly sophisticated tools now exist to monitor employees’ entry, exit and movement in the offices. In some places, employees are even invited to microchip themselves to facilitate simple activities from access to obtaining lunch. In each of these scenarios, the employees know that they are being monitored, and (ideally) they also know why.
If an employer announces during a radio interview that they would never hire (or wish to work with) anyone from a group protected by employment legislation, are they guilty of discrimination notwithstanding that there was no hiring process ongoing at the time of the comment?
New IR35 Laws and how they will impact your business
Jemille Gibson and Barry Stanton discuss the changes in the IR35 tax laws. However, it has not been an issue for businesses employing contractors until now. However, there is a seismic shift about to take place.
Jemille Gibson and Michael Farrier discuss employees who TUPE transfer from one employer (the “transferor”), to another (the “transferee”), must transfer on the exact same terms and conditions, under TUPE.
One of the issues discussed at our HR conference last month was the importance of sleep. Our guest speaker, Geraldine Joaquim from Mind Your Business, discussed how organisations can recognise sleep as a foundation for well-being and support their employees in getting a good night's sleep.