Right now, unless you run a care-home or you're the NHS, no. In a few months, maybe. Next question please. Sorry. Endless lockdown, endless January are getting to me. And I thought I'd knocked … [Read more...] about Can I make my staff have the vaccine?
First, full disclosure: I am married to a teacher. I have views about risks to her health and safety. They are not necessarily her views, nor those of her employer, nor my firm. They … [Read more...] about Back to School – or not: the first mass-use of Section 44(1)(d) & (e) Employment Rights Act 1996?
Compare and contrast the following statements, each made under the auspices of the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise, Innovation and Science. "The consensus view ... was that restrictive … [Read more...] about ‘Non competes’ – Deja vu all over again
HR, rightly, has an uneasy relationship with AI. To the equalities practitioner, the downsides of a machine taking decisions based on a formula are only too apparent. How is the formula generated? … [Read more...] about Artificial Intelligence and Recruitment – how to address the pitfalls
What should the role of retail staff be in protecting our health? Do they have to fight a culture war as well as the disease? "London is empty" chorused our friends "and there's practically no-one … [Read more...] about Can shops make you wear a mask? Should they?
So-called 'employment law': it's falling apart. Let's rip it up and start again. "The workplace is the crucible in which a society is forged" I say this, hopefully inspirationally but probably … [Read more...] about The world of work: rapid change demands radical reform