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EHRC gives strong reminder on non-discriminatory decision making

Charlotte Billington, compliance manager at the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC), speaking during a CIPD webinar, has reminded employers and HR of the need to ensure non-discriminatory decision-making during the Covid 19 pandemic. Failure …

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Covid 19: Lockdown and beyond – what are the employment relations risks?

Handling employment relations is a risky business at the best of times. In the context of the Covid 19 pandemic it could, literally, be a matter of life or death. We have looked at what …

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Acas issues guidance on handling disciplinary and grievance cases during the coronavirus pandemic

Acas has produced new guidance for handling disciplinary and grievance cases during the coronavirus pandemic taking into account whether the employee is furloughed, working from home or continuing to attend the workplace. https://www.acas.org.uk/disciplinary-grievance-procedures-during-coronavirus The guidance …

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Alzheimer’s Society cleared of regulatory wrongdoing over settlement pay-outs

The Charity Commission has announced that it has copleted its regulatory compliance case at the Alzheimer’s Society, ruling that the charity’s trustees acted in line with their legal duties. The regulator’s case was opened in …

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Save the Children UK criticised for ‘serious weaknesses’ in handling workplace harassment allegations

A report by the Charity Commission has criticised Save the Children UK’s handling of harassment allegations. It found “serious failures” in how the charity dealt with allegations of workplace harassment made by staff members against …

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Government calls for more aid agencies to join sex abuse data-sharing scheme

The International Development Department has encouraged more aid agencies to join a data-sharing scheme that helps stop perpetrators of sexual abuse from moving around the sector undetected. The scheme was set up in January 2019 …

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