Government

Time Off for Public Duties Order 2018

Time Off for Public Duties Order 2018 The Time Off for Public Duties Order 2018 came into force on 1st October 2018 The Order amends the Employment Rights Act 1996, s.50 so as to grant unpaid time off work to four groups of volunteers in the criminal justice system, who monitor conditions of those in…

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Consultation Paper on Employment Law Hearing Structures

Employment Law Hearing Structures The Law Commission has published a Consultation Paper on Employment Law Hearing Structures. The aim of the consultation paper is to review the jurisdictions of the employment tribunal (ET), Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) and the civil courts in the fields of employment and discrimination matters. Law Commissioner Nicholas Paines QC said: “The…

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mental health

People managers’ guide to mental health at work

People managers’ guide to mental health at work CIPD in collaboration with Mind, the mental health charity, have developed a guide to help managers facilitate conversations about stress and mental health problems with employees. CIPD found that poor mental health was the most common cause of long-term sickness absence in UK workplaces and that stress-related absence…

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Employment Tribunal Quarterly Statistics: Apr-Jun 2018

Employment Tribunal Quarterly Statistics April – June 2018  The Ministry of Justice has published the quarterly statistics for the period April – June 2018.  38% of all tribunal receipts were Employment Tribunal’s (ET). ET receipts more than tripled this quarter, alongside an increase in ET disposals, driven by single claims. ET fee refund scheme: 5,100…

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Mental Health at Work

Mental Health at Work On the 12th September, Prince William unveiled a new website designed to help managers support staff struggling with mental health as well as improve mental well-being in the workplace. Mental Health at Work is overseen by Mind, the mental health charity, and funded by The Royal Foundation as part of their Heads Together campaign.  It was launched…

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