Author Archives: Laura Campbell

New Acas Religion & Belief Guidance

Religion will always be a sensitive subject and in a multicultural society like ours it can be tricky for employers to navigate without unintentionally discriminating.  With that in mind, Acas (the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service) have just issued new guidance on Religion and Belief discrimination. What is religion or belief discrimination? The Equality Act […]

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Dress Codes: “Don’t tell me what to wear!”

As a society we are becoming increasingly averse to being told what to do, not least in the workplace and especially when the British summertime hits and we want to ditch the suits and keep cool…… Can I be told what to wear? There are many valid reasons why an employer may impose a dress […]

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Annual Leave: Know your rights

Right about now, we are all feeling like we need a good dose of sunshine if not just a break from the hum drum of working life. So, what are your rights? Your basic rights – The Working Time Regulations 1998 ensure all employees and workers can take paid leave.  If you are full time, […]

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Holidays during term time: cheaper, but is it really worth it?

As we all struggle with the January blues, it’s no surprise this is prime holiday booking season. Regardless of your views on whether it’s appropriate to take children out of school during term time, most of us are a bit vague on what we can and can’t get away with….. When are absences allowed? As […]

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