Pam Loch

Six things to remember about obesity

Estimates indicate that one in four adults are obese, so employers can't escape managing obesity in the workplace

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WhatsApp in the workplace

Using WhatsApp for work can bring both advantages and disadvantages, so employers must stay on top of who is using it, when and why

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Is positive action always a positive thing?

Employers must be careful not to leave themselves open to discrimination claims from groups that haven't been prioritised in diversity efforts

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Councils are spending vast sums of taxpayers' money defending equal pay claims

The duty to provide equal pay free of gender bias dates back to the implementation of the Equal Pay Act in the 1970s. The Act was introduced to ensure that women receive the same contractual terms and...

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Doctors can be an exception to the Working Time rules

The European Working Time Directive was implemented into UK legislation under the Working Time Regulations 1998. One of the most highly publicised provisions is the limit on a worker's average working...

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Deter the job applicants that are economical with the truth

A quarter of employers in the UK have withdrawn job offers after finding a prospective employee had lied or misrepresented their qualifications or experience on their application, according to studies...

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