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Part Time Workers rights to Bank Holidays

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Are part-time workers entitled to bank holidays? Under the Part-time Workers (Prevention of Less Favourable Treatment) Regulations 2000 (SI 2000/1551) a part-time worker has the right not to be treated less favourably than a comparable full-time worker on the grounds that he or she is a part-timer. This includes entitlement to bank holidays. Where an employer includes bank holidays in the statutory minimum entitlement to paid holiday […]

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How to deal with an employee who has posted negative comments about your Company on Social Media

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With the tremendous popularity of social and business networking sites such as Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn, employers are increasingly finding that employees are turning to such sites to air grievances about their employer and fellow colleagues. If a disgruntled employee or former employee chooses to post negative material about his or her employer or a […]

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Zero Hour Contracts

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Are you using them correctly?…………..   Are you currently using zero hours contracts in your business, or are you considering using zero hours contracts? A zero hour contract is an agreement to employ an individual, as and when required, to fill a role, but when there is no commitment to any minimum number of working […]