First Sutton’s Wayne Shaw and now Everton star Wayne Rooney – aside from the shared first name, they’ve also been slapped with “gross misconduct.”
That the office should be a place of professional behaviour goes without saying. But some bosses are still known to add strict workplace rules to the mix to make sure staff don’t run amok.
The Supreme Court has dished out justice in terms of the tribunal fees staff have had to pay to bring a claim forward – and bosses need to be made aware of it.
You need to address someone’s hygiene, a member of staff has started to cry after a fault you called them up on, or a bully has been flagged in the workplace. As boss, you’ll undoubtedly come across uncomfortable situations and awkward conversations such as these.
The long awaited Taylor Report is here. Led by Matthew Taylor (Chief executive of the Royal Society of the Arts), it was commissioned by the prime minister last October to consider how employment practices need to change in order to keep pace with modern business.
From growth and compliance to hiring and employee satisfaction, jargon always seems to get in the way.
After a lengthy recruitment process, you’ve hired the candidate you thought fit best. But you can’t always tell whether you made the right choice until they actually start the job, which is why probationary periods can be a boss’ best friend.
If you had a bet on reserve goalkeeper Wayne Shaw eating pie during the FA Cup’s Sutton v Arsenal match then you may have won a hefty sum. He did exactly that – but the incident led to a few employment law queries, and his resignation.
Departing employees are often well-placed to make use of confidential information. That’s where restrictive covenants come in.
On the back of his Court of Appeal knock back, Charlie Mullins exclusively tells Real Business why he still believes his stance on employment law is right.
Some 2,200 graduate jobs went unfilled last summer due to students rejecting a previously accepted offer at the last minute – or even simply not turning up for their new job. This trend has been called gazumping.
The year 2016 saw numerous football clubs gain new entrepreneurial owners or majority stakeholders, and if you’re looking to get in on the action this year keep in mind employment legislation will continue to haunt you onto the pitch.