Is ChatGPT the Answer to your Staffing Issues?

Lisa will be joined by Sarah Ritchie of Journey Digital for a Q&A session about what is ChatGPT, and what are the opportunities for your business. Chat GPT, and other Artificial Intelligence platforms are very definitely in the public domain, and being used (including by your staff). This creates huge opportunities, both beneficial, and also […]

Medical Incapacity Terminations

For a whole host of reasons, sometimes an employee will no longer be able to do their job due to health reasons for a significant period of time. However you don't need to keep the job open forever, and often they will be better off if you terminate their employment on medical grounds. But how […]

Investigation Meetings V’s Disciplinary Investigations

Often there are multiple issues that need to be discussed with a staff member. You don't necessarily want to go to a full disciplinary hearing, but you also do have to discuss the issues AND you need to give the employee fair opportunity that what they say may have bigger consequences. In this webinar we […]

What is a Fair and Reasonable Decision

A lot of employment law is governed by parties being "fair and reasonable", but what does this mean? There is no hard and fast definition of a "fair and reasonable decision", however, we will be talking about ways in which you can minimise the risks associated with any decision you are taking. Click the link […]

The “Hidden” Theft

If someone took $20 out of the till without intending to return it, you would call it theft. But if someone adds an extra hour to their timesheet, or adds personal purchases to the fuel card, is it still theft? In many cases the answer is yes, and the numbers involved are usually a lot […]

Contractor V’s Employee

When is a "contractor" actually an employee? The courts have Tests of Justification that they use to assess the status of an individual, and, I could just about say I was an employee simply by talking to you, based on the broad nature of those tests! The good news is that they application of those […]

Keeping up Morale

As I write this in October 22 I am ever hopeful that, by November 23, inflation will be down, Putin will have been controlled, and the UK will have a prime minister who lasts more than a few weeks! However, I'm sure if that wish list has been delivered, 2023 will have produced it's own […]

Trial Periods V’s Probation periods

What is the difference, and when should I use which, or should I use both? With trial periods now open for employers of any size, what does this mean in practical terms and how should I use them correctly?  

Which employment contract should I use?

Fixed-term, Full-time, part-time, casual, remote workers, lower guaranteed hours agreements….there are so many, but which one should I use?

Getting your staff mix correct

This session we will be looking at how to create flexiblity within your workforce to deal with fluctuations in demand. And also how to assess your current organisational structure to ensure you have a balanced workforce