Tribunal Tales – An Apple a Day Keeps the Dental Nurse Away

A dental nurse brought a claim for constructive unfair dismissal against her employer after being given a final written warning for eating an apple at her desk. At the disciplinary hearing, the employer raised concerns about the employee’s recent conduct…

HR Issues – Latest Reward Trends

A recent CIPD Reward Management Survey for 2013* has revealed that more than half of the employers who were surveyed expected their pay budgets to increase by the end of 2013. With the backdrop of redundancies, pay freezes, increased part-time…