Employmentbuddy - Your best buddy in human resources
Jan
28
2020

Reduced percentage for requesting an information and consultation agreement in the workplace

In 2005, The European Parliament and Council Directive 2002/14/EC was transposed into UK law, setting out a framework for implementing information and consultation agreements with employees if validly requested (the..

Jan
24
2020

Paid Parental Bereavement Leave

Following our previous blog on the consultation for parental bereavement leave, yesterday the Government laid down the new regulations before Parliament which will come into force on 6 April 2020...

Nov
22
2019

Automatic unfair dismissal due to trade union activities, despite no anti-union prejudice by employer: a warning for employers

In the recent case of Cadent Gas Ltd v Singh the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has upheld a tribunal decision that an employee was automatically unfairly dismissed because of his..

Nov
15
2019

Royal Mail Christmas strike prevented

This week, Royal Mail won a High Court injunction against what would have been the first national postal strike for a decade, by up to 110,000 workers and scheduled to..

Oct
11
2019

Striking a Balance – Activism and the Workplace

In the wake of September’s Global Climate Strike, protests previously confined to the personal sphere are now spilling over onto the streets and taking place during the working day...

Sep
06
2019

Unlocking productivity through employee engagement

According to a recent survey conducted by State of the Global Workplace, organisations with high scores for employee engagement showed just over 20% higher levels of profitability compared to those..

Jun
13
2019

Breaking News: Court of Appeal overturns EAT decision on trade union inducement!

In December 2017 we blogged on the case of Kostal UK Ltd v Dunkley and others. ..

May
09
2019

Companies failing to bring workers to the board

A report released by the Local Authority Pension Fund Forum (LAPFF) has revealed that just 5% of companies would appoint an employee to their board of directors, despite a push..

May
03
2019

Opportunity for all: HR and social mobility

The 2018-2019 report of the Social Mobility Commission, released this week, provides an opportunity for HR professionals to consider ways to add further value to businesses...

May
02
2019

The importance of workplace culture – is your organisation “stuck in its ways”

“Culture is the sum of a company’s values, traditions, beliefs, interactions, behaviours and attitudes” according to the co-founder of communications platform Speakap the company responsible for a new survey on..



Page 1 of 15