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A joke too far?

Workplace banter can be quite usual in the workplace. But how do you know when the joke has gone too far? When does banter become harassment? If you don’t know where the line should be drawn, you could end up in an Employment Tribunal.

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Employment Law, HR and Health & Safety News 05/09/17

Welcome to the latest Ellis Whittam bulletin. This month we announce new training courses, a series of free seminars and bring you the latest HR, Employment Law and Health & Safety news and tips.

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Making Sure Your Staff And Recruits Are Allowed To Work

As an employer, you are legally required to prevent illegal working. You may fulfil this legal duty by undertaking simple checks on your employees’ right to work in the UK. Here's your new guide for making the right checks.

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Five things you need to know about maternity pay

Understanding maternity pay can seem like a HR and legal labyrinth, but here are 5 important things you really need to know.

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Another reason for sleepless nights

The Supreme Court has decided that Employment tribunal fees are unlawful. So what does this mean for your business?

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Contracts of Employment Q&A

Contract of Employment – are they just a worthless piece of paper or a great tool for employers?

We take a closer look at the main points you need to consider when drafting and varying contract terms and conditions.

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Employment Law, HR and Health & Safety News

An update from Ellis Whittam on a range of sensitive areas in Employment Law, HR and Health & Safety News

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What is ‘indirect discrimination’?

Indirect discrimination can be more difficult to notice, but it is essential that you know what it is so you do not fall foul of the Equality Act 2010.

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Discrimination by association and perception

Without a full understanding of ‘discrimination by association and perception’, you could be violating the law and face legal action.

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Direct discrimination – know the law

Read Ellis Whittam’s brief guidance on direct discrimination in the workplace to ensure you don’t fall foul of the Equality Act 2010.

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New guidance on dress codes this summer

The government rebuffs calls to bring in a law that prohibits companies from forcing employees to wear high heels at work.

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Are dress codes fit for purpose?

Two committees are calling for a review of the law to ensure employees are protected from discriminatory dress codes at work.

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Dealing with holidays requests

We've teamed up with our friends at Ellis Whittam Limited to bring you a series of guidance notes on a variety of topics.

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How to manage poor performance effectively

We've teamed up with our friends at Ellis Whittam Limited to bring you a series of guidance notes on a variety of topics.

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Work at Height Guidance

The Health & Safety Executive has launched a site to give employers advice on what they need to do to safeguard their employees if they are working at height. 

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Guidance Notes on the Labelling of Sandwiches

This set of guidelines for labelling sandwiches under the new Food Information regulations has been published by the British Sandwich Association. (Last reviewed at 1 Sep 17).

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Saturated Fat Reduction Pledge

Saturated Fat Reduction Pledge

As part of its obesity campaign, the Department of Health is aiming to reduce saturated fat to 11% in diets by getting food businesses to pledge to minimse the levels in products through reformulation, cuts in portion sizes and encouraging consumers to buy products with lower saturated fat levels.

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Salt Reduction Pledge

Salt Reduction Pledge

Major reductions have been made in salt levels in packaged sandwiches and the foodservice sector is now working to achieve similar reductions that will help it meet targets set by the Department of Health under its Responsibility Deal pledge.

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HACCP

HACCP

Where to start

Hazard analysis and critical control points (HACCP) is an internationally recognised approach to the management of food safety which is enshrined in legislation.

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Registration of Food Businesses

Registration of Food Businesses

If you are starting a new food business, the law requires that you register your operation with your local environmental health authority.....

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