August 2015

Two recent employment tribunals highlight for employers the importance of having a clear, detailed and unambiguous policy on mobile phone use. 1. Employee Successful in Tribunal In the case of Whitehead v FirstGroup Holdings Ltd an employee of a bus company was reported by a colleague for...

It’s generally with a mixture of happiness and panic that employers greet such news from a member of staff. Resisting the temptation to google ‘Maternity Leave’ within minutes of them revealing their news, your mind propels forward into the potential month you will ‘lose’ them,...