Masterclass – Right to Work Compliance – 10 June 2021

All UK employers have a duty to prevent illegal working and to check the right to work of employees. The consequences of non-compliance results in fines, potentially a criminal charge and irreversible reputational damage. Whilst there have been changes in…

Tribunal Tale – Health & safety drives you mad

In today’s working environment the importance of health and safety cannot be overstated. The application of these rules can sometimes cause tensions. In a recent case the Claimant, who was a track maintenance supervisor, was tasked with implementing and maintaining…

HR Issues – Mental Health Awareness

With the SMH First Aider course remaining on hold, Gwen Robertson, our accredited Mental Health 1st Aid Trainer, delivered the Tools for Managers: Mental Health Awareness Event to our delegates on 26th May. The learning outcomes of this included on…

HR Issues – HR Network

We attended the HR Network conference this month, with the headline of Strategic Workforce Planning and Leading Out of Lockdown. We participated as an on-demand speaker, where Ruth gave her insight into Returning in person to the Workplace and managing…

Legal Issues – Right to work checks

All employers in the UK have a duty to prevent illegal working. This involves carrying out right to work checks on all employees before they start work. Since March 2020 the rules for employers carrying out right to work checks…