Monthly Archives: September 2015

Welcome to Our New Client Liaison Executive

This time last month, I was telling you about Wendy and Lyndsey having returned to Navigator during the summer following their maternity leaves. I am delighted to report that we are again growing and to this end, we have recruited Clare Lynch as Client Liaison Executive. Clare joined us earlier […]

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Tribunal Tale – Social Media Misconduct

n the case of The British Waterways Board, Trading as Scottish Canals v Smith, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that the employer had fairly dismissed an employee who had posted derogatory comments on Facebook about his employer, his colleagues and suggesting that he had consumed alcohol whilst on standby […]

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Ask the Expert – Coming to Work Smelling of Alcohol

One of our employees has come to work smelling of alcohol. Can we dismiss him? Do you have an alcohol policy in place or does your disciplinary policy deal with such matters? If so, you should firstly look at what behaviour the policy details which would be classed as misconduct. […]

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HR Issues – The End of Appraisals

Has appraisal as we know it had its day? A report published by The Times newspaper on 29th July 2015, claims that two thirds of organisations plan to radically change their performance appraisal schemes and a further 1 in 20 businesses plan to drop their schemes altogether in favour of […]

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