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  • Reasonable adjustments must aid employee

    Businesses with employees on sick leave or who need some form of rehabilitation to come back to work ought to take note of the case of Salford NHS Primary Care Trust v Smith.This case confirmed that offering a career break does not constitute a 'reas... 

  • Diluting the Agency Workers Regulations

    They've not even been brought into law yet but rumours are circulating that the Government - more specifically the Prime Minister - is looking at diluting the effect of the Agency Workers Regulations. Due to take effect in two days time, on 1 Oct... 

  • Reporting burdens for small businesses could be eased

    Proposals to simplify the financial and corporate reporting requirements for small businesses are the subject of a Discussion Paper published by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and the Financial Reporting Council. "Simple... 

  • Does the Web makes us all more angry and abusive?

    Should we be surprised by a US poll that shows 56% of people in their teens and early 20s have been the target of online taunting, harassment or bullying? I'm not. You only have to look at the level of discourse on the web, the vitriol and abuse pour... 

  • Managing employee's behaviour outside work

    With the August riots and disturbances (hopefully) well and truly behind us, some employers may be faced with staff who have acted inappropriately outside the workplace. How should they be handled? When dealing with behaviour which takes place o... 

  • Employers can be liable for discrimination claims

    As funny as it may sound, an employee calling someone (of Polish descent) 'Borat' can land the employer in hot water. In Ruda v Tei Ltd, the Tribunal decided that the claimant, who was Polish, had been the subject of racial harassment because he had ... 

  • HP keeps the strategy, replaces the man who thought it up

    Farewell then, Leo Apotheker. You were the CEO at HP who introduced a software-based strategy on 18 August by simultaneously announcing plans to acquire Autonomy and (with the full authorisation of the board) to look at a strategic options for the PC... 

  • HMRC revises its view of VAT under salary sacrifice arrangements

    Readers may recalla recent columnwhere it was mentioned that as a result of a European judgment, the VAT element of the Cycle to Work Scheme needs to recovered from employees. Well to add more flesh to the story, HMRC has publishedBrief 28/11 that se... 

  • Strategy, schmategy: could there be more disruption at HP?

    So the biggest technology story doing the rounds today (22 September) is that the board of HP have had a meeting to discuss whether they should get rid of CEO Leo Apotheker, the man they appointed to run the company less than a year ago. Apparent... 

  • Sleeping with the enemy?

    It's dangerous territory but a recent survey from Staffbay, a jobs website, found that a good number of respondents were happy to (try to) sleep their way to the top. Not surprisingly, men came out as indicating that 30 per cent would undertake this ...