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The latest blogs from experts in our HR, employment law, dispute resolution and medical negligence teams. Your shares, comments and feedback are very welcome.
How to conduct a disciplinary hearing: a step by step guide
Read the popular step-by-step guide to conducting a disciplinary hearing from Burnetts' expert employment law and HR team: prepare yourself for tricky hearings in just 5 minutes.
Published Friday 18th January 2019
Travel disruptions and the workplace
Ready for the storm? With wintry weather on the horizon, we look at some of the employment law and HR issues likely to arise from travel disruptions.
Published Friday 11th January 2019
The Freedom of Information Act explained
Employment and HR lawyer Sinead McCracken explains the basics of The Freedom of Information Act.
Published Wednesday 2nd January 2019
Phased returns to work explained (video)
Solicitor Anna Lovett explains the most important things to know about phased returns to work.
Published Friday 21st December 2018
Paternity leave: Employees’ rights
Sinead McCracken explains the most important points to know about employees' paternity leave rights.
Published Friday 14th December 2018
Redundancy and suitable alternative employment: what you need to know (video)
If you are an employer dealing with a redundancy situation, one of the issues you need to consider is suitable alternative employment.
Published Friday 23rd November 2018
Should we settle an employment tribunal claim?
Solicitor Anna Lovett explains the different aspects for an employer to consider when deciding whether to settle an employment tribunal claim.
Published Friday 2nd November 2018
Adoption leave and adoption pay
Sinead McCracken gives an overview of the employments rights of someone who is adopting a child.
Published Friday 12th October 2018
Workplace mediation: resolving conflict at work
HR Consultant Eleanor Morland explains workplace mediation: an increasingly popular approach used by businesses to resolve workplace disputes.
Published Friday 14th September 2018
Employment law – Knowing your rights and responsibilities
Sophie Allinson gives an overview of rights and responsibilities in an employment relationship.
Published Friday 7th September 2018
What is “reasonable” when considering reasonable adjustments?
Solicitor Anna Lovett explains what adjustments are classed as reasonable in Employment Law.
Published Friday 17th August 2018