Pros and Cons of Social Media in the workplace

First question; do you have any private social media accounts? Now be honest, just between us, have you ever looked at them during working time or made comment about your employer or colleagues? Did you stop and think about the potential consequences before you pressed the ‘post’ button? With the influence of social media (Twitter,

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Combating sexual harassment in the workplace

What is sexual harassment, and does it matter? Under section 26 of the Equality Act 2010 three types of harassment are prohibited in relation to the protected characteristic of sex, as follows: • Sex-related harassment i.e. unwanted conduct related to the protected characteristic of sex; • Harassment of a sexual nature i.e. unwanted conduct of

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Helping you understand the latest on workplace dress-codes

You may have seen a lot in the news recently regarding what employers can and cannot tell their employees to wear in the workplace, with questions being asked about whether or not employers can make it compulsory for women to wear high heels, or ban them from wearing Muslim headscarves. Whilst reports such as the

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Brexit and the likely impact on employment

When we made the decision to leave the EU back in June last year, many questions were thrown into the air around what affects this would have on everyday life in the UK and most importantly what changes we need to be ready for. In this article we discuss the possible implications Brexit will have

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