Posts Categorized: HR

HR Question of the Week

Question A client has recently taken on a member of staff who has asked whether he can use an e-cigarette in the office. She’s never had this situation before and we’ve been discussing whether she should allow it or not. Are there any laws on the use of e-cigarettes at work?   Answer The smoking… Read more »

HR Question of the Week

Question A client is struggling with how much her staff are talking about the general election. She thinks it’s great that they’re all interested but can see the talk ending up in confrontation. Is there anything she can do to manage this? Answer Politics is an issue that can easily cause disagreements amongst staff because… Read more »

HR Question of the Week

Question One of my clients has an employee asking her for double pay because they worked the bank holidays in April – are they legally entitled to this?   Answer Bank holidays are generally viewed as a bonus day off work for staff but employers often struggle with applying employment rights correctly across these days…. Read more »