Redundancy

Focus On: Redundancy

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Recruitment - Cornerstone Resources

Welcome to our new ‘Focus On’ blog series. This week, we’ll be looking at Redundancy: However well you might manage your church, charity or small business, there is always a possibility that you might have to reduce your costs to save it and redundancy may be the only option. It’s critical to manage redundancy in […]

HR Health Check

Beginning of the end to exploitation?

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Employment Policies - Cornerstone Resources

Sir David Metcalf, the first appointed Director of Labour Market Enforcement, has this week published his strategy for 2018/19 aimed at preventing the exploitation of workers. Why is this needed? Sir David Metcalf was appointed early 2017 as it was widely accepted that not only are some employers failing to comply with legislation and regulations […]

Absence

Throwing a sickie – a thing of the past?

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Employee Relations. Throwing a sickie

No doubt you will have seen the recent headlines….the latest CIPD research shows that 86% of employers had seen their employees coming in to work ill. This is a shocking increase from 26% back in 2010. Why has it increased? ‘Presenteeism’, as it’s also known, normally happens when employees feel pressure to continue working and […]