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In the Tribunal – Disciplinary Investigations

A recent tribunal decision against Sainsbury’s has highlighted the importance of following a fair process in disciplinary processes. What was the case? Mrs Cunnington had worked for Sainsbury’s since 1992 and had 28 years’ continuous service without any disciplinary...

Employee Assistance Programmes (EAP)

What is an employee Assistance Programme? An employee Assistance Programme (EAP) is an employer-paid scheme that gives employees 24-hour access to confidential support, professional advice and short-term counselling to help them deal with personal and work-related...

Working safely during coronavirus – updated guidance

With the move to Step 4 of the Roadmap to go ahead on Monday 19 July 2021, the Working safely during Coronavirus guidance has been updated for businesses. Who is the guidance for? As before this is split into various areas, these are: Construction and other outdoor...

Easing restrictions and the workplace

Following Boris Johnson’s announcement of how Covid restrictions will be relaxed if all goes to plan from the 19 July 2021 (to be confirmed on 12 July 2021), what were the key points for businesses to consider in terms of the workplace? 1. Covid Safe Workplaces With...