Employers can ban religious clothing and symbols says ECJ….

Article from – CIPD 14.03.17 Defeat for employees over right to wear Islamic headscarves; businesses must have ‘neutral’ dress code Employers are within their rights to ban political, philosophical or religious clothing or symbols in the workplace as long as it forms part of a dress code that requires staff to dress ‘neutrally’, according to a landmark European

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Psychoactive Substances Act 2016

ACAS have issued guidelines on Psychoactive Substances, formally known as Legal Highs. New psychoactive substances (which were formally known as “legal highs”) are capable of producing a psychoactive effect in the person who consumes them. As with all drugs, they can have a range of effects on users and employers should consider their impact on

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National Living Wage

Did you know that the Government have introduced a National Living Wage? Well, they have and it comes into effect from 1st April 2016.  From this date, all employers will have to pay workers aged 25 and over £7.20 per hour.  The rate is set to increase to £9.00 by 2020. So what happens if you

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