Bullying and Harassment: In-depth

Thursday, May 19, 2022

In all contracts of employment, there is an implied duty of mutual trust and confidence between the employer and the employee. Failure to tackle instances of bullying and harassment is likely to amount to a breach of trust and confidence, which in turn amounts to a breach of contract. An employee who is bullied or harassed at work and/or not provided with support following a complaint may be able to resign and bring a claim for constructive dismissal to an employment tribunal.

Bullying and Harassment: Quick Facts

Thursday, May 19, 2022

Bullying and harassment can give rise to complaints of unfair constructive dismissal and discrimination. The connection between bullying and stress can give rise to costly claims for personal injury. Personal Injury Claims

GP Payments under the GMS Contract: In-depth

Thursday, May 19, 2022

General Practitioners (GP) working for the National Health Service (NHS) in the United Kingdom work within a General Medical Services (GMS) or Personal Medical Services (PMS) contract. Such a GP is referred to as a “contractor”.

Employee Factsheet: Coronavirus

Thursday, May 19, 2022

A serious outbreak of the coronavirus around the world has prompted the World Health Organization (WHO) to declare it a pandemic.

Coronavirus (Covid-19): In-depth

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Covid-19 is an infectious disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus which spread around the world as a global pandemic in 2020. Since the pandemic arrived in the UK in March 2020, a range of public health measures and restrictions have been implemented. These have included legal requirements for people to self-isolate themselves if they have symptoms or believe they are infected.

Company Cars Policy

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

It is the organisation’s policy to supply a car for the use of employees on the following basis.

The Use of Mobile Telephones Policy

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

This organisation believes that mobile telephones used in the correct and safe manner can have a positive benefit to the operation of the organisation and to the health and safety of its employees. Use of mobile telephones in the wrong place, at the wrong time or in the wrong circumstances can cause accidents and interrupt activities to the detriment of the organisation, employees and others.

Coronavirus (Covid-19): Quick Facts

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

The Covid-19 virus moves from person-to-person predominantly in droplets from the nose or mouth which are spread when a person with Covid-19 coughs or exhales. Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Infection Control Management: In-depth

Monday, May 16, 2022

Infection control is the name given to policies and procedures intended to prevent the spread of infectious diseases among staff and service users. All of the staff working in a health or social care setting are at risk of infection, or of spreading infection, especially if their role brings them into contact with blood or bodily fluids like urine, faeces, vomit or sputum.