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Employment

Our commentators cast their eye over the latest developments in the field of employment law, and dig deeply into the legislation which impacts upon your daily work.

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Shared parental leave: a guide for both employers and employees

Stephen Hunt - Law on the Web

  1. 09 April 2015
  2. Employment
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Shared Parental Leave has recently been brought in to give new parents greater flexibility in how they take time off work to raise their newborn child. In this blog post we give you the lowdown on this new type of leave.

Zero hours contracts – should we keep them?

James Watkins - Law on the Web

  1. 07 April 2015
  2. Employment
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Zero-hours contracts have been a source of controversy for a while now, but what’s all the fuss about?

Don't joke your way out of a job this April Fool’s Day

James Watkins - Law on the Web

  1. 27 March 2015
  2. Employment
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A poorly-chosen April Fool's prank at work could result in you facing disciplinary action, or even losing your job. Here are a few things to consider before you play a joke on your fellow employees.

Pros and conflicts - handling workplace disputes without causing a scene

Luke Whitmore - Law on the Web

  1. 23 March 2015
  2. Employment
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How do you tackle problems with a colleague without looking unprofessional? We take a look at the best way to cope with personality conflicts at work.

Exercising your right to flexible working hours

Stephen Hunt - Law on the Web

  1. 17 March 2015
  2. Employment
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In this blog post we examine employees’ rights regarding flexible working and why workers should not be backwards in coming forwards when flexible hours could benefit them.