How and when to settle an employment claim

There are many reasons why you might not want to settle an employment claim, and if you’ve done nothing wrong why should you? But sometimes it is a simple business decision. So, if there is no sense in putting the [...]

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Taking the pain out of redundancies?

It is sign of the times that many businesses are looking at making redundancies within their teams. If you haven’t already looked at it, there is a good chance that you will be soon. In what are already painful times, [...]

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Do we really need employment contracts and policies?

Or perhaps the question should be: “Do these contracts and policies need to be so complicated? and who should draft them? HR or legal?” I have had several conversations recently (and more regularly) fuelling the ongoing debate about the best [...]

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