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As things stand, of course, employers have 11 months or so to judge if an employee is competent and to get rid of him/her if needs be. Would raising the threshold to two years mean they’ll let incompetents soldier on for 23 months?
A channel more out of tune with the times, yet more in tune with its laddish and bloke-ish viewers would be hard to find, well other than BBC Sports on Saturday afternoons.
Perhaps employers should look to improving their liability insurance cover, so that they are not so exposed to tribunal costs. Or acquire more back bone and stand up to ridiculous claims and not be so willing to settle before they reach tribunal.
For all its obvious failings on the politically correct HR front, Al Qaeda can’t be accused of racism.
Bearing down on costs is something of a mantra these days – unless you’re a member of the Fifa executive committee. And, it appears, the employer’s best friend, the European Union.
Oh yeah. Call me a one-eyed Philistine but I was under the impression that Christmas is the one vaguely religious festival observed in various ways by most of the population
Employers paying for EAP services for their staff have only themselves to blame – they should cut back Christmas holidays and put divorce day back where it belongs: December 26.
a hard lesson from the playing field is that selection on merit is a necessary condition for success and that diversity is incidental to that