Bereavement leave and procedures

27 February 2020

I understand that the new arrangements for notifying an employer of taking bereavement leave and pay are complicated. Can you explain them?

Employment of EU citizens post-Brexit

25 February 2020

I have several EU citizens in my workforce. Now we have left the EU how can I ensure that they can stay on in the UK working for me?

Simple guidelines to encourage recycling

24 February 2020

We are an independent fast food takeaway with a fairly high turnover of young employees. Despite my best efforts, employees are failing to segregate out waste for recycling, claiming that they are too busy and find the system confusing. Can you suggest some simple guidelines?

Contacting an employee while they are on sick leave

19 February 2020

I have an employee who is on sick leave. I want to contact them when their doctor’s note expires to see when they intend to return to work. Is it OK for an employer to contact an employee while they are on sick leave?

Unauthorised day off

19 February 2020

It appears that an employee has had an unauthorised day off. He phoned in sick but then posted images of himself at a public event on social media. How should I deal with him?