Cars, Fuel, Vans and Related Benefits: In-depth

Monday, December 6, 2021

A tax charge arises where a company car is made available for the private use of an employee. An additional charge arises if the employee is also provided with fuel for private motoring.

Maternity Leave: In-depth

Monday, December 6, 2021

This topic examines the legislation governing employees' rights to take maternity leave and return to work. This includes the right to time off for antenatal care, the notification requirements for taking maternity leave and returning to work and when maternity leave can be taken. It also considers the employment rights and obligations and the protection that exists for a woman who is pregnant, on maternity leave or who has returned to work following maternity leave.

Fire Risk Assessment: Resources

Monday, December 6, 2021

These forms are available to download as Microsoft Word or PowerPoint documents that can be saved and edited as required.

Employee Factsheet: Alcohol

Friday, December 3, 2021

The short-term effects of drinking are reversible. Symptoms should improve if the intake of alcohol is reduced.

Employee Factsheet: Drugs

Friday, December 3, 2021

There are serious health effects associated with the misuse of drugs including heart disease, HIV and Hepatitis C, psychological illnesses and a greater risk of accidents, to mention just a few. Understanding of the effects of drugs is an important element in the process of accepting that “social” drug users pose a health and safety risk to any organisation.

Menopause Policy

Friday, December 3, 2021

Menopause is the time during a woman’s life when menstruation permanently and naturally stops. It is defined as occurring when the individual has experienced no periods for 12 consecutive months. However, changing hormone levels can cause issues months or even years before the menopause. This is known as the perimenopause.

How to Support Employees Through the Menopause

Friday, December 3, 2021

Menopause is understood as the time during a woman’s life when menstruation permanently and naturally stops. Officially, it is defined as occurring when there have been no periods for 12 consecutive months and no other biological or physiological cause can be identified. Also referred to as the “change of life”, this can cause a chain reaction of physical and psychological side-effects to a woman’s body, some of which can last for a number of years. Changing hormone levels can cause issues months or even years before the menopause. This is known as the perimenopause.