We are concerned about the forthcoming train strikes. Can you confirm whether employees are entitled to pay if they are unable to get to work and what actions can we take if they do not attend or turn up late?
My company has carried out the necessary manual handling risk assessments for employees. It has been suggested that we need to review individual assessments to take account of an employee ageing. Is this the case?
I have an employee who is 70 years old, and I feel that it is time for them to go. Can I discuss retirement with them? If I raise the question of retirement, will I leave myself open to a claim of age discrimination?
I am aware that fire safety legislation requires the responsible person to maintain fire detection and alarm systems in an efficient state, in efficient working order and in good repair. What does this mean in practice?