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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Removing a problem employee from your business

If you need to remove an employee from your business, it can be a messy, costly and risky process. So, it is often in a business’ interests to avoid much of that by going straight for an agreed settlement. But […]

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New Head of Employment joins OTB Eveling

OTB Eveling are delighted to announce the arrival of Matt Huddleson to lead our commercially focused employment team, significantly adding to our employment capability to support our niche corporate/commercial offering. Managing Partner, James Eveling, comments: “Matt’s appointment brings more experience […]

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Employment Tribunal Statistics

The employment tribunal statistics for the period October to December 2015 have recently been published by the Ministry of Justice. Following the introduction of employment tribunal fees almost three years ago and the now mandatory early conciliation procedure, the statistics […]

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The true cost of holiday pay…

The law surrounding holiday pay has been in a state of flux for some time, however it is only recently that the issue has hit the headlines with three important holiday pay cases – on the significant issue of whether […]

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