Category Archives for "Troublesome Employees"

Is a Suspension a Neutral Act?

Is a Suspension a Neutral Act?Employment Law & HR Updates, Straight To Your Inbox In many situations, the decision to suspend an employee in the event of misconduct is often the immediate reaction. However, the knee-jerk response may not be the appropriate one. Many suspension letters state that being suspended is not a presumption of […]

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How To Deal With Staff Who Are Always Late

How to Deal With Staff Who Are Always LateEmployment Law & HR Updates, Straight To Your Inbox Employee LatenessOccasionally employees will be late for work. Whether this is due to a family situation, public transport issues or simply they overslept. These are everyday situations where managers will need to decide if action is required. If […]

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Stress in the Workplace

Stress in the Workplace is categorised as an adverse reaction to excessive pressure. A person who is experiencing stress can demonstrate other physical and psychological conditions, such as anxiety or depression.

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Bullying And Harassment In The Workplace

Many employees choose to stay silent about their traumatising victimisation in a belief it may hinder their career prospects or upset the team dynamics. Hierarchical bullying can take place in any direction and is not stereotypically inflicted through misuse of power, from managers down to employees. It can take place between any number of people […]

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Dismissing Employees for Theft

While theft is undoubtedly not the type of conduct that an employer should have to tolerate and can attract ‘instant dismissal’, it is important for employers to understand what ‘instant dismissal’ means in legal terms and in practice otherwise they run the risk of an employee bringing a claim for unfair dismissal against them.

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