HR Issues – Recognising and Preventing Conflict at Work

The issue of bullying and harassment in the workplace has entered increasingly into the public eye in recent years, perhaps catalysed by various harassment scandals and the #MeToo movement. However, despite the topic becoming increasingly high-profile, CIPD research has suggested…

Health & Safety – The ‘top 10’ prosecutions of 2019

During 2018 and 2019, total fines for health and safety offences prosecuted by the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (Scotland) and the HSE (England and Wales) equated to £54.5m, although this was down 25% on the £72.6m for the…

Legal Issues – AWOL

One of issues that we’re often asked to advise on, is what to do when an employee goes Absent Without Leave ( AWOL). An employee may just go off the radar, might be absent but not responding to phone, email…