Workplace Snippets - October 2012
All of October 2012 workplace snippets, which provide some comment and insight into topical items, are available below.
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- Small businesses should take heed of the Acas Code
- Job insecurity drives the sick into work
- Does it matter that phones and emails are taking over from old-fashioned face time?
- Employers without a diversity strategy are losing out
- Public interest and whistle-blowing
- New rates for the National Minimum Wage come into force
- Getting to the bottom of it: How to choose the best person to conduct an investigation
- Short-time working to avoid redundancies
- Employee voice is benefiting from the changing nature of communication in the workplace
- Take-up of apprenticeships set to rise with SMEs offering extra potential for growth
- Senior managers: Elderly employers and their care workers
- Small organisations can face big disruption from employment tribunals
- Compassionate leave: Taking time off for a bereavement
- Hospital admissions for stress are up since economic downturn began
- The Default Retirement Age has finally been retired
- Sexual orientation must not be a barrier to fulfilling potential
- Using personal devices at work
- Finding suitable alternative work is part of a robust redundancy selection procedure
- Do bad leaders damage productivity?
- Top performers are the most likely to leave current employers
- Dress for success: Does it matter what people wear to work?
- Are you ready for Real Time Information?