This week’s HR Highlights – 6th June 2018

This week’s HR Highlights – 6th June 2018

This week’s HR Highlights – 6th June 2018

This week’s HR highlights focuses on some of the hidden risks to your business, from the self employed vs employed debate to workplace sexism and the costs of alcohol, drug & tobacco abuse. Read on to ensure you’re aware of the latest HR talking points.

 

Self-employed staff, are they still a risk to your business?

The issue is not new and boils down to whether certain self-employed staff should be considered as employed (and subject to employers NI) and in turn whether they should then have employment rights and benefits. We watch the numerous cases and appeals with great interest…

 

Female employee tied-up after challenging workplace sexism

An employee who spoke out against sexism and racism at work claims she was taped to a chair and gagged by two male colleagues as a warning to keep quiet.

 

The Spiralling Cost of Alcohol, Drugs and Tobacco Abuse

Economic impact of alcohol misuse estimated to be up to 2.7 per cent of GDP a year. Smoking costs employers £5.3bn through increased sickness absence and smoking breaks. An estimated 1.5 million people in the UK are addicted to over-the-counter medicines.

 

1 in 4 UK candidates would switch jobs to work remotely

As rail chaos continues to affect commuters across the UK, it probably comes as no surprise that many would prefer to be working from the comfort of their homes – and research from Totaljobs suggests giving workers that option could result in a hiring boon.

 

Shocking number of Brits FAIL to take full holiday entitlement

Two in five (40%) UK employees took just half their annual leave entitlement during the last holiday year, according to figures from Glassdoor.

 

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