IM in the Know
In this section, we provide YEN members with information and legal updates to help you in understanding legal obligations and get answers to commonly asked questions.
Please note that nothing in this section, through our guidance notes, articles or myth busters should be relied on as a substitute for legal advice. It is general guidance only and we always recommend that you take legal advice to get specific advice on your situation and how the legal principles could best be applied against it. We would be more than happy to help you in this.
For more information or if there is a specific area that you are interested which is not covered in this section, please get in touch with a member of the team, quote “YEN” and we will put you in touch with someone who can help.
1. We wish to discipline a member of staff. Do we have to start with a verbal warning? No. You are entitled to issue the most appropriate warning for the offence. Sometimes it may be appropriate to start with a … Read More
Defending an employment claim? Judicial assessment might be worth a shot The Employment Tribunal has recently introduced a service in which the parties can ask a Judge to review their case and provide an early impartial and confidential assessment of … Read More
We have identified 5 cases which we think could have a big impact on employment law and HR Policies and practices over the next few months. The cases cover: • Holiday pay • Discrimination • Whistleblowing • Atypical working arrangements … Read More
This edition’s FAQ’s address some of the tricky issues that can arise during recruitment. Can we specify a minimum number of years’ experience in the job specification? Can we advertise for a role which has become vacant because we dismissed … Read More