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[:en] With 2019 just around the corner we at Advanced People Management wanted to give you a ‘Heads Up’ around upcoming changes, events and issues in the Employment Relations environment so that you can prepare yourselves. Flexible Working The Government is set to consider in 2019 whether to place a duty on employers to consider

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Organisational Justice is an important construct in predicting organisational outcomes within certain situations. For example fairness at work has been found to be an important predictor of an employee’s commitment at work, the amount of discretionary effort an employee puts in at work, the acceptance of organisational policies and procedures and the likelihood of an

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Grievances (What they don’t tell you) Grievances are a dispute resolution process that you only use when you think the contract of employment has been violated.   The grievance procedure exists for one reason only; to enforce the contract of employment and to the hold the company to account, not an individual. If the behaviour

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Disciplinary Action (What they don’t tell you) Everyone is entitled to a fair trial   From both an employment contractual perspective and a HR employment law perspective the disciplinary procedure at work is subject to the theory of ‘natural justice’. As a concept and applied to disciplinary action at work natural justice is concerned with

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Croydon whistleblowing doctor wins legal battle after sacking for raising safety concerns   MSN and Daniel Barnett have reported that a London NHS trust will be pay compensation to a whistleblowing doctor who was sacked for raising safety concerns following a patient’s death. Croydon Health Services has spent £440,000 on legal bills in a battle

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Whistle-blowing: know your rights at work Whistle-blowing is when someone reports something that is seriously wrong, dangerous or illegal at work. The Public Interest Disclosure Act 1998 provides rights and protections for staff that raise genuine concerns about things that are happening in their workplace. Generally the Act covers everyone at work and most occupations.

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Some more interesting facts and figures According to the United Nations International Labour Organization and published in MSN people doing similar jobs in different countries earn different amounts of money. So here is a quick country comparison of some common jobs and what they pay depending on where you live. (For citation purposes: http://www.msn.com/en-gb/money/careersandeducation/countries-that-will-pay-the-most-and-least-to-do-your-job/ss-BBBsBmk?li=BBoPWjQ&ocid=mailsignout#image=1) The

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Your contract at Work (What they don’t tell you) The written Contract of Employment, your Company Handbook, any established long-term Working Practices and any Company Letters or Other Documents related to the employment relationship all form your Contract of Employment.   The contract of employment, as outlined above, is the foundation stone of your working

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  A performance appraisal is an evaluation and review of an employee’s performance and productivity at work in relation to performance measures that had been agreed previously. Normally the appraisal process is supported by supervisor monitoring and support throughout a specified period and gaps in training or KPI’s may be filled informally. A formal performance

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Business facts and figures (2016): Interesting for those interested in interesting facts and figures…ok! For citation purposes: Rhodes (2016) Business Statistics, Briefing Paper Number 06152, (London: House of Commons Library) In 2016, there were 5.5 million businesses in the UK. Over 99% of businesses are Small or Medium Sized businesses (employing 0-249) 5.3 million (96%)

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