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“Oh, we forgot about you.” – The risks arising from employees on long-term sick leave

The larger an organisation the easier it is for employees on long term sick, to drop down...

Proper pressure: the without prejudice rule, pre-termination negotiations and constructive unfair dismissal

What is a protected 'without prejudice' conversation and what rules apply when an employer wants to negotiate...

Q: Does an employee have a right to legal representation at a disciplinary hearing?

Q: Does an employee have a right to legal representation at a disciplinary hearing? Zoe Lagadec, principal solicitor...

Pregnancy risk assessments and medical suspensions: What employers need to know.

All employers are under a duty to protect the health and safety of all their employees, but...

Recruitment of Ex-Offenders: how can you ensure you are being fair?

Abigail Etchells, senior associate at Stevens & Bolton, looks at how employers can ensure that they are...

How can employers ensure employees aren’t discriminated against because of their disability?

Q: Recent research reveals that people with MS are suffering disturbing levels of workplace mistreatment. So what...

How can we manage a conflict between the ACAS Code and our own disciplinary procedure?

Q: How can we manage a conflict between the ACAS Code and our own disciplinary procedure? A: Jayne Harrison,...

Employers: the best way to manage staff on maternity leave

Catherine Ridd, associate at employment lawyer Morgan Denton Jones, offers employers some advice on the processes and...

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