HR

Dealing with retirement post 1 October 2011

Last year we saw the abolishment of the default retirement age; which has caused much confusion with employers particularly in respect to whether or not they would be justified in having a fixed age for retirement. Employers now essentially have to Read More →

How and when to ‘lay-off’ or place employees on ‘short time’ working

This week Samira Ali of SCE Solicitors looks at laying people off work. In some industries work is seasonal and employees expect a short lay off and/or ‘short time’ working period per year to cater for this, most employees Read More →

Dealing with employees returning from Additional Maternity Leave (AML)

This week Samira Ali of SCE Solicitors discusses Additional Maternity Leave (AML). I have noticed that many employers find it difficult dealing with employees returning from AML. The reasons I am given range from (a) they think that the Read More →

Are Associate Dentists employees?

Are you a practice owner who employ’s associate dentists or an associate dentist who has ever wondered about your employment status? If so keep reading. The agreement A contract of employment or services defines most contractual relationships and that is why Read More →

Ignoring the social needs of employee’s is a form of starvation.

Ignoring the social needs of employee’s is a form of starvation. How long could your staff perform effectively without food and water? The five domains of social experience are so important to human wellbeing that our brain treats them just like Read More →

How to deal with employees and adverse weather conditions

This week Samira Ali of SCE Solicitors talks about the adverse weather conditions and employees. It has been the wettest July, apparently. Let's hope the weather cheers up soon! I think the majority of us would agree that we Read More →