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Ask the expert: Flexible working request

Q. ONE of my employees has returned from maternity leave and asked if she can discuss changing her working hours. I am keen to keep my staff happy but also need to ensure our business needs are met. What are my obligations as an employer?

  • 28 March 2017
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An office romance

GIVEN the amount of time that colleagues spend together in the practice, it is perhaps not surprising that personal relationships at work can develop.

  • 28 March 2017
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Book now for Practice Managers’ Conference

THE MDDUS employment law team will be delivering a masterclass on the issues associated with managing staff absence as part of the MDDUS Practice Managers’ Conference to be held later this year.

  • 28 March 2017
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Case study: Is a self-employed contractor entitled to the rights of a worker?

DETERMINING the difference between an employee, worker and someone who is self-employed is a complex area of employment law.

  • 28 March 2017
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Disciplinary hearing webinar

NEED any advice on the difficult subject of carrying out a disciplinary hearing in your practice?

  • 27 September 2016
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Don't forget

THE following changes to the national minimum wage take place from October 1:

  • 27 September 2016
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Mind your language

PRACTICES in England and Wales are being advised to review their recruitment policies and practices to incorporate new language fluency requirements that come into force in October.

  • 27 September 2016
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Business as usual after Brexit vote

MDDUS Chief Executive Chris Kenny has commented on June’s referendum vote to leave the European Union.

  • 27 September 2016
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HR Alert: Reducing risk of pregnancy discrimination

PRACTICES are reminded of the importance of having detailed policies in place to support new and expectant mums at work.

  • 27 September 2016
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Calls to employment law team continue to rise

FIGURES from the latest MDDUS annual report reveal yet another busy year for the employment law team.

  • 27 September 2016
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