Disciplinary procedures — criminal offence

15 May 2019

An employee has been charged with a criminal offence and is now in custody. I no longer want him to be employed at my company. Can I go ahead and sack him or do I have to wait for the outcome of the police investigation and criminal proceedings? These may take months.

ADR UK exemptions

10 May 2019

I transport dangerous goods by road, and am aware of ADR exemptions, such as the small load exemption, limited quantities. A colleague mentioned some UK specific derogations. What are they please, and where can I find them?

Ramadan and holiday entitlement

24 April 2019

A number of my employees are practising Muslims. They have complained that they consider themselves to be forced to take time off over Christmas (because we have a one week shut down) and yet they have to use up their holiday entitlement if they want to take time off over Ramadan, which lasts for a month. They believe this amounts to religious discrimination. What can we do?