Weekly Review of Developments

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Weekly Review of Developments Issued: 02/10/2015

Posted in: Weekly Review of Developments on 02/10/2015 Is there really life on Mars, as pictures seemed to show this week? Imagine being the first HR professional there: constant investigations into the bad atmosphere between colleagues and employees required by statute to give one another space. Would sleep during travel count towards working time? He...
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Weekly Review of Developments Issued: 25/09/2015

Posted in: Weekly Review of Developments on 25/09/2015 Gosh. Bet you someone's happy as a pig in the proverbial that the Volkswagen story broke this week. Couldn't have been happier if he'd come from Fermanagh and Omagh, the happiest place in the UK, apparently. Who said the RPA wouldn't work? Here is the news...CONTENTS1. Case Law Reviews2. Vicarious ...
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Weekly Review of Developments Issued 18/09/2015

Posted in: Weekly Review of Developments on 18/09/2015 Jeremy Corbyn's shadow cabinet is a bit like the HR profession - mainly women but most of the top jobs held by men. Any truth in the rumour they're calling in Gareth Malone to help them sing? Here is the news...CONTENTS1. Case Law Reviews2. Crackdown on Minimum Wage Cheats3. Pensions Developments4....
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Weekly Review of Developments Issued 11/09/2015

Posted in: Weekly Review of Developments on 11/09/2015 Do you think we'll notice if they all stop speaking constructively up on the hill? On the plus side, at least we'll have a big empty house that could be used as a home for grateful refugees. Here is the news...CONTENTS1. Case Law Reviews2. Guidance – Employment Allowance of Care & Support Worke...
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Weekly Review of Developments Issued: 04/09/2015

Posted in: Weekly Review of Developments on 04/09/2015 We didn't think a humorous opening line was appropriate this week. Instead, we've been trying to imagine how we would feel about things if it were our child or grandchild on that beach. What's the topic of discussion in your workplace? Here is the week's less tragic news...CONTENTS1. Case Law Revie...
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Weekly Review of Developments Issued 28/08/2015

Posted in: Weekly Review of Developments on 28/08/2015 Well, that was a Bolt out of the blue. Gatlin couldn't gun him down and it took Segway Boy to catch Usain. No shortage of video evidence or witnesses available for the cameraman's disciplinary hearing, right enough. Here is the news...CONTENTS1. Case Law Reviews2. NI Consultation on Implementing th...
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Weekly Review of Developments Issued: 21/08/2015

Posted in: Weekly Review of Developments on 21/08/2015 Amazing profits reported, but not such Amazon treatment of employees, if the NY Times article in our news section is to be believed. Here’s the news you can definitely trust…CONTENTS1. Case Law Reviews2. HMRC Pension Scheme Newsletter 3. Bullying At Work Affects One In Three Employees4. Zero Hours ...
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Weekly Review of Developments Issued: 14/08/2015

Posted in: Weekly Review of Developments on 14/08/2015 It was very moo-ving to see cows protesting in supermarkets this week but how can bottled water possibly be more expensive than their bottled milk? Frankly, it's pintless trying to explain economics to cattle - they just cudn't care less. Here is this week's udder news...CONTENTS1. Case Law Reviews...
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Weekly Review of Developments Issued: 07/08/2015

Posted in: Weekly Review of Developments on 07/08/2015 Who knew Belfast Cafés now sell Rat-a-Two-y? Nero a day goes by without some fresh innovative culinary treats appearing in the big smoke. What next - the Great British Snake Off? Here is the news...CONTENTS1. Case Law Reviews2. Interview with Susan Hill from Multi-Award Winning Novosco3. Whistleblo...
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Weekly Review of Developments Issued: 31/07/2015

Posted in: Weekly Review of Developments on 31/07/2015 Lords know what the world's coming to when a public servant can't innocently share Class A drugs with lady friends without it becoming a resignation matter. It's PC gone mad, I tell you. Here is the news...CONTENTS1. Case Law Reviews2. NMW Apprenticeship Reasoning3. Occupational and Personal Pensio...