The wheelchair versus the buggy, the outcome could require employers to be more proactive in their handling of reasonable adjustments.
Mr Adesokan had worked for Sainsbury’s for 26 years before he was dismissed for gross misconduct.
There is a reason why the warnings given to employees expire after a set period of time. It’s to wipe the slate clean. But, as this case shows, expired warnings aren’t always irrelevant to future disciplinary decisions.
If you’re a construction worker you should be prepared to show your skills card for the nationwide card audit.
If an employee has a mobility clause in their contract and, in a redundancy situation, it is reasonable for the employee to relocate, dismissal (and a redundancy payment) can sometimes be avoided.
Every day is about ensuring the highest level of customer satisfaction but get to know your customer day is very important to everyone here at THSP Risk Management. We pride ourselves on the high level of service we always strive to offer, making sure all of our customers are as happy as possible.
Recent statistics show that in the UK, one in four people are likely to experience a mental health issue at some point in their lifetime, with one in six people at any one time experiencing mental health issues. Add to this that mental ill-health costs employers an estimated £26 billion a year, an average £1,000 per employee per year, and you realise the importance of this issue.
Today is Blue Monday – the bleakest day of the year. This has been calculated by a series of factors including: the weather, debt, the amount of time since Christmas, failing our New Year’s Resolutions, low motivation and the feeling of a need to take charge of the situation.
Let’s help to change minds, let’s work together to change lives!
Health and Safety prosecutions for company directors and senior managers has rocketed over the past year, with the figures being tripled.