A Reasonable Companion

In a dispute – who accompanies the employee?

In the choppy seas of ever changing case law and employment legislation, our beacon as HR practitioners is often the safe haven of the ACAS Code of Practice. Shock horror then to learn that one aspect of the ACAS Code has been expressly disapplied by the EAT. Continue Reading

Conflict at work

A disagreement at work can be an expensive business.  We are not just talking about the £1.6 billion pounds that British businesses spent last year on fees, awards and out of court settlements; we’re talking about the disruption to your business, your management time, sickness absence and lost productivity within the team. Continue Reading