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Don’t Get Caught Out

– By Shirley Barnes It might be well-intentioned, but some employment legislation poses a real risk to businesses on a number of levels. Consider, for example: The time taken up by keeping up to date with the legislation An unscrupulous employee threatening litigation or being disruptive Trying to improve employee performance against a backdrop of […]

A Stitch In Time Saves Nine – Top Tips on Employment Tribunals

By Arran Elkeles If you want to minimise the risk of successful employment tribunal claims do: Be clear about the employee’s role and responsibilities. A written job description prevents many a misunderstanding. Be clear about who the employee’s line manager is Have a written contract of employment and ask the employee to sign it.   If […]

How’s your sense of humour and a new take on Christmas parties! by Ken Allison

“Its given me a sense of humour failure”, was the response of Duncan Bannatyne (of the BBC’s Dragons Den) in the Daily Mail when reacting to the much maligned Equality Act 2010 which came into force on 1st October 2010. What was Duncan getting worked up about? Consider this scenario. This year you plan an […]

Building Staff Morale Post Redundancies

The Academy for Chief Executives, a leading provider of experiential business learning® facilitates groups of CEOs and Managing Directors who meet together every month to network and take full advantage of experiential learning. Part of membership involves members taking their issues to the table and discussing them with their peers. At a recent meeting, one […]

A positive approach to Employment Law

Leaders Forum 2, chief executive mentoring and experiential learning group (with members from Central England) had a very lively and interactive workshop with Ken Allison (pictured right) on his “You’re Fired – Lessons in Employment Law” session. This was a very informative and useful with many good tips and insights for application to the staffing […]

From Hiring to Firing

CEO members from experiential business learning group Leaders Forum 9 enjoyed a session full of great content and insight into employment issues from expert Ken Allison. The workshop, “Hiring to Firing” (built around an Alan Sugar storyline which really works) was delivered with authority, skill and good humour. Ken managed to bring to life a […]