Workplace Snippets - March 2013
All of March 2013 workplace snippets, which provide some comment and insight into topical items, are available below.
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- State pension age increase has driven up employment rates
- Unpaid parental leave has been extended
- SMEs to benefit from a new culture of prompt payment
- Public sector workers figure highly in unpaid overtime stats
- Maternity leave: What happens to holiday leave and sick pay?
- Annualised hours: What are they and who are they for?
- Working lunch: What does the law say about lunch breaks?
- Invest in your greatest asset - train your staff, says UKCES
- Office banter: How to draw the line
- Business leaders rally behind homeworking
- Minimising the disruption of short-term absences
- Acas publishes free letter templates to help disciplinary procedures
- Keeping records of disciplinary and grievance procedures
- Sickness and holiday leave: What happens when they coincide?
- SMEs suffering from the stress of economic uncertainty
- Britain may be slipping behind in the global race for gender equality
- Acas publishes free templates to help with managing staff
- New guidance from EHRC for employers after Eweida
- Fair recruitment: Understand who you need
- Can corporate social responsibility bring business culture back from the brink?
- Myths of the workplace: 'Last in, first out' is how people are chosen for redundancy
- Myths of the workplace: Employees can be sacked without notice or warning
- Myths of the workplace: You can lodge a claim for bullying at a tribunal
- Get the most from your people, says UKCES
- Acas publishes free document templates for hiring staff
- Services are considering redundancies more than other sectors