DENTAL BULLETIN, ISSUE 45
Generally speaking, there is no obligation on an employer to provide a reference. However, if you do choose to give one it must be true, accurate and fair. This duty is owed to both the recipient, new employer, and the subject of the reference, the ex-employee. This means you have to balance your duties to both when responding to reference requests. The...Read More
Most employers will, at some point, have to apply a disciplinary process in respect of an employee. It’s not exactly a task that anyone relishes, not least because of the unpleasant nature of confronting thorny issues such as persistent lateness, inappropriate use of social media and even theft. The amount of time they can swallow up is also extremely disruptive to the business.
The government’s new Fit for Work Service is being slowly rolled out prior to its planned full implementation by May 2015 (after the government stop compensating employers’ for statutory sick pay (SSP) in April 2015).
You may recall that when it was announced last year it was originally named the ‘Health and Work’ Service.
Quick guide to the new Fit for Work Service (FFW)
What does the...Read More