Monthly Archives: June 2013

Tribunal Tales – An Apple a Day Keeps the Dental Nurse Away

A dental nurse brought a claim for constructive unfair dismissal against her employer after being given a final written warning for eating an apple at her desk. At the disciplinary hearing, the employer raised concerns about the employee’s recent conduct and incidents that had come to their attention. Her employer […]

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Ask the Expert – Employee Monitoring

“It has recently been brought to our attention that some employees have been using our communications systems for personal use. We would like to start monitoring our employees’ calls, emails and internet usage to ensure that they are following company practices and procedures and are not abusing our systems. Can […]

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HR Issues – Latest Reward Trends

A recent CIPD Reward Management Survey for 2013* has revealed that more than half of the employers who were surveyed expected their pay budgets to increase by the end of 2013. With the backdrop of redundancies, pay freezes, increased part-time working and bonus cutting which are all still visible in […]

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