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Tattoos… For or Against?

Whether personally you’re for or against Tattoos is somewhat immaterial from a business perspective. It’s important to question whether your organisation’s decisions are based on the needs of the business or management’s preference? If so, are those preferences lawful?

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How to Avoid Workplace Maternity Discrimination Claims

The Citizens Advice Bureau reports that it has seen a 58%* increase in the number of maternity leave queries in the last two years. Organisational culture determines how new and expectant mothers are treated and the culture often comes from the top. What’s the culture in your organisation and is it a culture you’re proud of? Here are our top tips to support new and expectant mothers.

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School Teachers Pay and Conditions 2016

The School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document 2016 was released in August and provides advice for maintained schools and local authorities, although it is our experience that most Academies continue also to follow the statutory requirements outlined within it. Over the Summer break we have drafted a model school pay policy and template pay statements for our client schools to download. Read a summary of the main changes and the actions schools need to take.

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