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Acceptable Expenses Claims
Acceptable Expenses Claims
Understanding the acceptable expenses claims of an employee - what you need to support your claim and prove that it was money well spent....
Can Disabled Workers Request Adaptations to the Workplace?
Can Disabled Workers Request Adaptations to the Workplace?
Disabled people have a right to ask for reasonable adaptations to a workplace. Requests are not always straightforward, though, and can lead to victimisation....
Dealing With Depression in the Workplace
Dealing With Depression in the Workplace
Understanding more about dealing with depression at work, and how you can gain the support you need without damaging your career....
Dealing With Offensive Language at Work
Dealing With Offensive Language at Work
Offensive language at work can be disheartening for many employees, therefore an employer needs to have a clear policy on the subject....
Employee Pay Issues
Employee Pay Issues
Many employees take their pay packet, look at the take-home figure and stuff the payslip in a drawer, if not the bin, expecting the company to have got everything…...
Family Commitments and Your Working Rights
Family Commitments and Your Working Rights
Partly prompted by EC legislation, the government has introduced regulations aimed at improving work-life balance to ease the burden of juggling family life with the…...
How Grievance And Disciplinary Procedures Work And Exerting Your Rights
How Grievance And Disciplinary Procedures Work And Exerting Your Rights
Grievance and disciplinary procedures are two sides of the same coin, ways of resolving disputes at work, but essentially the same....
Part-Time and Fixed-Term Employment
Part-Time and Fixed-Term Employment
Part-time workers and those on fixed-term contracts used to have different rights to long-term, full-time employees, but in recent years the gaps have been closing....
Psychometric Testing for Employees
Psychometric Testing for Employees
Psychometric testing is proving its value to large corporations who are willing to invest in it for staff development, as well as during the recruitment process....
Rights of Working Animals
Rights of Working Animals
The law protects the rights of working animals. These animals include horses working in riding schools, circus animals or primates on TV ads....
Should My Company Pay for Eye Sight Tests
Should My Company Pay for Eye Sight Tests
Information on the circumstances in which you are entitled to have your eye test paid for by your employer....
Understanding Employment Contracts
Understanding Employment Contracts
Employment contracts form the basis of the employer-to-employee relationship yet many people never read them properly and discard them straight away....
Workers' Rights Regarding Drink And Drugs In The Workplace
Workers' Rights Regarding Drink And Drugs In The Workplace
Alcohol and drugs can cause problems with staff performance and can even land companies in hot water if a serious safety issue arises as a result....
Working Hours and Holidays
Working Hours and Holidays
There are minimum regulations that govern working hours and holiday arrangements, but they also depend on the job that you do, how you are employed, the level that you…...
Working Rights on Cruise Ships
Working Rights on Cruise Ships
A cruise ship may appear to offer an attractive job. But a seafarer should be cautious. Crewing agents can be unscrupulous, and employment agreements should meet ITF…...
Your Rights Regarding Health and Safety
Your Rights Regarding Health and Safety
Organisations have what is known as a 'duty of care' to make sure that the working environment they provide is free from hazards and to look after the health of the…...
Your Rights to a Secure Working Environment
Your Rights to a Secure Working Environment
Employers have health and safety duties, which aim to create a secure working environment. If there are problems, trade unions, environmental health departments and…...
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