An Employer’s Guide to Christmas 2023 – Part 2

Part Two: Disciplinary Issues, Managing Leave and Sickness Absence In this part 2 of our Employers’ Guide to Christmas, we look at what employers need to do if things don’t quite go according to plan during the festive season. We discuss how to deal [...]

By |2023-12-21T18:46:20+00:00December 19th, 2023|

An Employer’s Guide to Christmas 2023 – Part 1

The Office Christmas Party Most of us look forward to the office festive jolly up, but employers can face all sorts of seasonal HR challenges at this time of year.  This two-part guide helps you to set some ground rules and communicate expectations to staff [...]

By |2023-12-21T18:38:40+00:00December 4th, 2023|

The Rise of Mental Health Issues in the Workplace

The Employment team at Backhouse are seeing a growing number of cases from employers in relation to employees disclosing struggles with mental health, including depression or anxiety issues. Understanding your responsibilities as an employer in such circumstances can be challenging and with mental health issues [...]

By |2023-09-08T13:48:10+01:00September 8th, 2023|

Employers – Do you have a Bad Weather policy?

As we approach the middle of winter and the unpredictable weather that brings, there will inevitably be days when the roads and transport network struggle to cope with the weather conditions.  When that happens some employees will find themselves unable to get to work and employers [...]

By |2023-02-03T18:12:48+00:00February 3rd, 2023|
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