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Vicarious Liability

Posted in: HR Updates on 14/01/2015 Vicarious liability is an ancient common law principle, the key features of which are: There must be an employer/employee relationship, normally evidenced by a contract of employment. The civil wrong must have been committed in the course of the employment. This second point has caused some diffi...
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Health and Safety Contracts of Employment
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Why New Year's Resolutions Don't Work

Posted in: HR Updates on 09/01/2015 Paul Fieldhouse writes: So you may be asking yourself what place New Year resolutions have in an article on Leadership, and it’s very simple really, whether you have made a resolution to get fit or you wish to develop your leadership or personal skills, the process to effect lasting change in yours...
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Health and Safety
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Mindfulness

Posted in: HR Updates on 17/12/2014 Angela Schettino writes: As we approach the end of the year we reflect as always on the past year and turn our attentions to the new year to come. We wonder about setting ourselves resolutions, and whether these will be achieved this time around. Do you find yourself looking back on some of your un...
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Is Santa a Great Leader?

Posted in: HR Updates on 03/12/2014 Paul Fieldhouse writes: I think we all will agree he is indeed a great guy, a great leader, and he certainly has well developed emotional capital, but what in particular do we see in his leadership behaviours? Well as we all know one of the biggest benefits of being Santa Claus is the fact that he...
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Health and Safety Pay and Conditions of Employment
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Managing Stress and Wellbeing in the Workplace

Posted in: HR Updates on 19/11/2014 Angela Schettino writes: More and more of our employees are being signed off with stress. Can you advise what our obligations are as an employer with regard to managing stress and what can be done to minimise it? The stress management society is now considered one of the UKs leading authorities on ...
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7 Leadership Tips for Building Your Emotional Wealth - Part 2

Posted in: HR Updates on 12/11/2014 Paul Fieldhouse writes: So you want to be more attractive? – 7 Leadership Tips for Building Your Emotional Wealth Part 2 So here are the remaining 3 of seven key strategies for helping us all sustain greater health, wealth and wisdom at work. And if you want to be more attractive make sure you rea...
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Health and Safety Pay and Conditions of Employment
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Guide to Shared Services

Posted in: HR Updates on 22/10/2014 Stewart Miller writes: Shared Service Centres (SSCs) are becoming an increasingly common way of delivering HR services to organisations. Several factors are driving this growth: By centralising business processes delivery into one (or a few) locations, the HR function can improve its efficiency an...
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Working Time and Leave
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Migrant Workers: Legal and Fair?

Posted in: HR Updates on 15/10/2014 Angela Schettino writes: In the past week Nigel Farage (UKIP leader) in England has continued to share some controversial views about placing limits on immigration into the UK. The anti - EU politician Mr Farage’s party believe that much stricter limits should be set on who is allowed to enter the ...
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Human Rights
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Zero Hours Contracts

Posted in: HR Updates on 08/10/2014 Helen O'Brien writes: One of the most contentious topics in employment law in the past 12 months has been the use (and misuse) of zero-hours contracts. Zero-hours contracts are not unlawful. If they are freely entered into, such a contract is a legitimate form of contract between individual and emp...
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7 Tips for Building Your Emotional Wealth Part 1

Posted in: HR Updates on 01/10/2014 Paul Fieldhouse writes: In this months article I wanted to share with you an article Dr Martyn Newman wrote on improving your emotional wealth, Martyn is currently a Visiting Fellow in leadership and emotional Intelligence with The Business School of Sheffield Hallam University. He works with facul...
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Unfair Dismissal Discrimination and Equality Human Rights