The tribunal process — from claim to remedy

11 March 2020

Employers will be aware that the day may come when they face a tribunal claim. But what, exactly, is the process for the bringing and hearing of claims? Ben McCarthy, lead researcher and employment law writer at Croner-I, provides an overview.

Learning design — fit for purpose?

4 March 2020

Regardless of what people call learning design, it is probably one of the most difficult and challenging aspects of Learning and Development (L&D). Here, Judith Christian-Carter, individual learning consultant, takes a helicopter view of learning design and discusses what needs to be achieved to make it fit for purpose.

Progressive leave — pros and cons

4 March 2020

Progressive leave policies are becoming increasingly popular, but how feasible are they for employers? Ben McCarthy, lead employment law writer and researcher at Croner-i, outlines the implications of such leave provisions and what employers need to bear in mind.

The post-Brexit employment law landscape

26 February 2020

The United Kingdom (UK) formally left the European Union (EU) on 31 January 2020. In this article, Stuart Chamberlain, author and senior employment law specialist at Croner-i examines the upcoming employment law changes, proposals in the Employment Bill and other Government initiatives on the horizon.

When is an impairment a disability?

26 February 2020

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has ruled that, when bringing a claim of disability discrimination, a claimant must show that their condition has a “long-term effect” at the time of the alleged acts of discrimination. Ben McCarthy, employment law writer at Croner-i summarises a recent case.

Bank holidays, leap years and their impact on employment

19 February 2020

This year contains a number of interesting dates that may have varying impacts on entitlements to pay and annual leave. With this in mind, Ben McCarthy, lead employment law writer and researcher at Croner-i, outlines what employers should bear in mind.

Workplace romances and break ups

5 February 2020

Romantic relationships between co-workers is not uncommon, with 65% of office workers admitting to having been involved in a workplace relationship according to a study by Approved Index. Addressing office relationships can be difficult as employees are likely to be protective over something they consider to be a personal matter. However, leaving this unchecked could create an uncomfortable situation in the workplace which means employers must approach this in a tactful manner.

The perils of the workplace romance

5 February 2020

February is seen as the month of love; with Valentine’s Day ensuring everyone’s mind is focused on the romantic side of life. Workplace romances, however, may not be all hearts and flowers; here we look at the downsides to office romances.

Legislation and the Brexit transition period

31 January 2020

What happens to all the Brexit legislation produced by the Government now we have officially left the EU? Has all the amending legislation on EU Exit come into force? Paul Clarke clarifies what happens to UK legislation during the Implementation Period.