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Wake Smith unveils 2019 HR Forum programme

Wake Smith unveils 2019 HR Forum programme

Wake Smith has launched its 2019 HR Forum programme featuring free advice sessions on TUPE, recruitment, mental health and absence management. Following the success of last year’s events, staged in partnership…

Brexit – implications for employment law in the UK

Brexit – implications for employment law in the UK

Formal notification of the UK’s intention to leave the EU was given on 29 March 2017. Notification triggered Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union (TEU) under which the UK has two years to conclude a withdrawal…

Seminar addresses mental health in the workplace

Seminar addresses mental health in the workplace

Sheffield solicitors Wake Smith are bringing mental health to the top of the agenda at a seminar later this month. More than 100 delegates have signed up to attend their September HR Forum, organised with recruitment…

Disciplinary procedures for employers

Disciplinary procedures for employers

Disciplinary procedures deal with difficulties arising in the employment relationship. They are sometimes the best way for an employer to tell an employee when something is wrong. It allows them to explain clearly…

Grievances

Grievance handling for employers

Difficulties can arise at various points in the employment relationship with staff and employers. Businesses have grievance procedures to ensure that these challenges are dealt with fairly and consistently. Holly…

Beware the pitfalls of workplace harassment

Beware the pitfalls of workplace harassment

Victims of sexual harassment at work have been silenced by “corrosive” cultures while their abusers’ behaviour is “normalised”, a new report claims. In an attempt to better protect victims, the Equality and Human…

All present and correct? Effective absence management

All present and correct? Effective absence management

Employee absence is a significant cost for many organisations, yet data suggests that only a third of employers monitor the figures. According to the CBI, absence management annually costs UK employers around £19.9…