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Handling Discrimination in the Workplace

Handling Discrimination in the Workplace

In 2010 the Equality Act was introduced – however, since then there have been many changes, some clarifying the meaning of unlawful discrimination. This article provides an update on discrimination law and what can be done to protect individuals, as well as their employers, from unlawful discrimination claims.

The Importance of Workplace Wellbeing in a Post COVID-19 Era

The Importance of Workplace Wellbeing in a Post COVID-19 Era

As restrictions have eased, many businesses are taking steps to get back to a more normal way of working after the disruption caused by COVID-19. Unfortunately the after effects are likely to be felt for many years and this will impact employers and how they approach wellbeing going forward. Why is that the case though?

The Rise of the Grievance

The Rise of the Grievance

More than 18 months on since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, the number of employees raising a formal grievance is increasing. So what has caused this unprecedented ‘rise of the grievance’? There are a number of factors contributing towards post-pandemic disgruntlement, so what can an employer do and how should they deal with the grievances?

Is the Annual Appraisal a Thing of the Past?

Is the Annual Appraisal a Thing of the Past?

As we approach the end of the year, many managers and employees prepare themselves for end-of-year appraisals. However, these reviews are increasingly being regarded as an outdated and unpopular way to assess and manage performance. Should employers now rethink their approach?