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New Acas guidance on suspending employees during investigations.

Posted on 7th October 2022

Acas has recently published new guidelines for employers who are considering suspending employees during investigations at work. The new guidance can be found here. The most common instance where an employer may consider suspending an employee is where there is an ongoing disciplinary or grievance investigation. However, it is important to remember that suspending an […]

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A ‘foggy’ forecast for working mothers and carers

Posted on 5th October 2022

It’s been four years since the Executive Coaching Consultancy [ECC] launched the aptly named, ‘Parental Fog Index‘, aimed at making employers aware of the need to openly support working parents and actively market that support as part of their talent management and gender balance strategies. The index ranks the websites of The Times top 100 […]

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Striking workers

Posted on 3rd October 2022

Unions bring judicial review of agency worker strike regulations. Since July, changes to the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Business Regulations 2003 have permitted employers to hire agency workers to replace striking workers / employees, seriously curtailing strikers bargaining power. The move was always extremely controversial; speaking at the time the change was passed, […]

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