SOCIAL MEDIA - 11.06.2020
Disgruntled employees and your social media accounts
The Cabinet Office has been left red-faced after an unauthorised tweet was posted to its official Twitter account. It’s believed that this was the work of a disgruntled employee. What should you do to protect your social media accounts?
ALCOHOL ABUSE - 03.06.2020
Alcohol misuse on the rise
The sudden transition to homeworking, shorter hours and furlough arrangements have contributed to a rise in alcohol misuse amongst employees. What should you do if you suspect that an employee is struggling with booze?
DRIVING - 25.02.2020
Employee refusing to drive on smart motorways
An employee is refusing to travel on smart motorways whilst undertaking work-related journeys as they’re worried about their safety. However, this will significantly increase their travelling time. Do you have to accept this refusal?
MISCONDUCT - 25.02.2020
Lunch breaks prime time for work nooky
Apparently, at least one in five employees have sex with a colleague during lunch breaks, with Mondays being the most popular day. If your employees are caught in the act at work, does it justify disciplinary action?
PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT - 12.02.2020
Dealing with the death of an employee
With more than 500,000 people dying every year in England alone, there’s a chance you could lose one of your employees. If you’re faced with such an unfortunate event, how should you respond?
POOR PERFORMANCE - 10.02.2020
Poor performance: must you consider an alternative role?
You have an underperforming employee who you really want to dismiss. However, a manager says that before you can do this you must consider whether you have a suitable alternative role for them. Is this true?