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Long Covid – What do employers need to consider?
COVID-19 may be little more than a cold for many people and, after a week or two, they return to normal activities with little or no change to their...
How to Manage Redundancies during Insolvency 
Increases in the cost of living and rises in inflation have given many employers additional financial headaches and, for some, these costs have created an unmanageable level of expense,...
Tattoos in the Workplace 
You may have read articles covering Virgin Atlantic’s recent press release, where they have confirmed that they are the first airline in the UK who will be allowing uniformed...
What are B Corps?
Our Founder, Gemma Murphy, recently caught up with Paul Coverdale, Founder of Purpose AMPLIFIED and B Leader to understand more about B Corp. Certified B Corps are a new...
Case Law Update – June 2022 
Today’s blog is the latest in our series bringing you a selection of the latest Employment Tribunal (ET) and Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) cases.  In recent months there have...
The Return to the Workplace – How to Handle Disputes
In January, the government ended its recommendation for people to work from home and this has resulted in an increase in the number of employees returning to the office. ...
Four Top Tips for Managing Volunteers
1st to 7th June is Volunteers Week which has been set up to celebrate the contribution that millions of people make by volunteering.  According to NCVO, in 2018/19, 19.4...
Annual Leave Myth Busters
The upcoming additional bank holiday for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee has left some employers wondering what employees’ rights are for an additional day off, or extra payments if they’re...
Should I conduct Exit Interviews with my employees? 
The Pros and Cons... Exit Interviews are standard practice in many organisations, and involve a discussion with an employee when they are leaving an organisation.  They can be a...
Government set to widen ban on exclusivity clauses in employment contracts
Government is to widen the ban on exclusivity clauses, removing red tape and giving lowest paid workers the choice to work multiple jobs if they wish. Following the Queen’s...
How can you support employees with loneliness?
As businesses settle into new work routines after the various Covid lockdowns, a large number of firms have adopted a hybrid approach to working, or have allowed employees to...
Employment Law Updates – April 2022
With so many important stories in the news at the moment, it can be easy to miss information about the latest changes to employment law.  However, the ViewHR team...
Managers – how can you make the most of employee performance reviews?
As we find ourselves at the end of the financial year for many businesses, it is also a popular time for employers to undertake employee performance reviews (also known...
P&O Employee Dismissals – What are the Legal Issues?
There’s been a lot in the news about the recent decision by P&O to dismiss 800 employees, with immediate effect, via a three minute pre-recorded video message. The dismissals have...
Case Law Update – March 2022
Regular readers of our blogs here at ViewHR know that we like to bring you the latest interesting Employment Tribunal (ET) and Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) outcomes that may...
What is TUPE and when does it apply?
What is TUPE? TUPE stands for Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment).  It’s a regulation put in place to protect an employee’s rights when their employment is transferred to...
Workplace Mediation – An Overview
What is mediation? Mediation is a tool used to resolve conflict in the workplace.  It involves utilising an impartial third party (the mediator) to create a safe space for...
What is Employer Branding, and why is it important?
What is Employer Branding? When a consumer brand is mentioned to us, we will quickly link that brand to any positive or negative interactions that we, or people that...
Introducing Jondelle Bartlett to ViewHR 
We are delighted to share that Jondelle Bartlett has joined the team at ViewHR as an HR Assistant.  Jondelle has joined us as a CIPD Level 3 qualified HR...
Equal Pay in the Workplace
Equal pay is not about the fairness of pay, but about men and women receiving equal pay when they are doing equal work. Equal pay is different from the...
International Women’s Day 2022
International Women’s Day is held on March 8 each year and is a worldwide event celebrating women’s achievements and calling for gender equality. We caught up with Heidi Roper,...
Gender Reassignment and Non-Binary Gender Identification – What Rights do Employees Have?
Under the Equality Act 2010, there are nine protected characteristics, including age, sex and, race (a full list is available here: https://www.equalityhumanrights.com/en/equality-act/protected-characteristics).  Under the Equality Act, it is unlawful to...
So what do employers do now that covid restrictions are being lifted?
Throughout the pandemic, creating a safe workplace for employees has been a very difficult passage to navigate. Balancing the safest of staff, government covid rules and guidance together with...
How to deal with the extra bank holiday in 2022? 
There will be an extra Bank Holiday to mark The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee on Friday 3 June. In addition, the late May bank holiday has been moved to Thursday...