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27 November, 2017

Sexual harassment: the rise of historical allegations

Sexual harassment: the rise of historical allegations
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With the reports of historical sexual harassment in Hollywood and now Parliament, employees may feel increasingly able to come forward with such claims in the workplace. Will Clift looks at how HR should handle them and the legal grounds for allegations of historical sexual harassment. With more than 60 women now accusing Hollywood mogul Harvey
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27 November, 2017

Are previous incidents permitted in disciplinary investigations?

Are previous incidents permitted in disciplinary investigations?
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This article will focus on the case of NHS 24 v Pillar 2017 WL 04516697 which concerned a claimant who was dismissed by reason of gross misconduct. Before discussing the facts of this case, it will be helpful to recap some of the main provisions governing unfair dismissal. Once an employer has established a potentially
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27 November, 2017

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
Posted in : November/December 2017 on by : gap personnel
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Countdown to the GDPR The GDPR will be enforced from 25 May 2018. UK organisations that process the personal data of EU residents have only a short time to ensure that they are compliant. Introduced to keep pace with the modern digital landscape, the GDPR is more extensive in scope and application than the current
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27 November, 2017

gap personnel Crewe moves to new premises

gap personnel Crewe moves to new premises
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On Monday, 6th November, gap personnel were pleased to officially open our new Crewe branch on Edleston Road. gap personnel’s Crewe branch has been in existence since the early days of the company, establishing itself as the premier recruiter in Crewe, and due to continued expansion it became a necessity to relocate to larger premises.
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27 November, 2017

Stuart’s outstanding contribution to gap charity foundation

Stuart’s outstanding contribution to gap charity foundation
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It has been a spectacular year of fundraising to celebrate gap personnel’s 20th year of trading and we could not release the final edition of gap Insight of 2017 without celebrating the efforts of Stuart Dean (29 years) an Account Manager from our Wrexham branch who has made a huge personal contribution to the £20,000
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25 September, 2017

EXPERT OPINION: Death of the 360 consultant, rise of the 360 team

EXPERT OPINION: Death of the 360 consultant, rise of the 360 team
Posted in : September/October 2017 on by : gap personnel
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What is recruitment, and why do we need consultants? When looking for new staff, wading through masses of applicants is time and resource intensive for any organisation, especially as many candidates may not meet your minimum requirements. Recruitment agencies remove this burden; eliminating the time and resource costs involved and allowing hiring managers to concentrate
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25 September, 2017

Five tribunal claims that will increase in post-fees era

Five tribunal claims that will increase in post-fees era
Posted in : September/October 2017 on by : gap personnel
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Following last month’s decision of the Supreme Court declaring that employment tribunal fees were unlawful, the number of tribunal claims are expected to soar. Zuraida Curtis looks at five types of case that will increase in the post-fees era. 1. Holiday pay The Employment Appeal Tribunal confirmed in Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council v Willetts and
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25 September, 2017

4 simple way to get more our of your work day (without adding more hours)

4 simple way to get more our of your work day (without adding more hours)
Posted in : September/October 2017 on by : gap personnel

Three-day weekends are a leisure until they turn into fourday weeks with five days’ worth of work. Even during a full week, you may feel that your work is never done, especially as entrepreneurship becomes increasingly synonymous with constant work. There is little to say, however, that the more time you spend working, the more
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25 September, 2017

Worker whose messages were monitored had human rights breached

Worker whose messages were monitored had human rights breached
Posted in : September/October 2017 on by : gap personnel
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Employers should make employees aware of any monitoring of their communications after the European Court of Human Rights ruled a man’s right to privacy was breached when his employers investigated his private messages. The decision, handed down today, relates to the long-running case of Barbulescu v Romania, which first went to the Romanian courts in
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