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The impact of the Supreme Court Decision in ASDA Stores Ltd v Brierly

The Equality Act 2010 implements the principle that men and women should receive equal pay for equal work. Whilst in today’s society we would expect men and women’s salaries to be harmonised, in reality there appears to remain a starkRead more ›

Mandatory vaccination policy – the risks?

It is too soon to tell whether any employers will seriously contemplate imposing a “no jab no job policy” but for those who might even now be considering it, we have put together a list of some of the moreRead more ›

Budget 2021 – a Brief Review of the Employment Points

Two immediately positive takeaways from the highly anticipated Budget 2021 announcement by Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, are: (1) the prediction that the economy will bounce back this year, with a projected annual growth of 4% and an expectation of pre coronavirusRead more ›

Getting talent management right

By Lauren Anderson, HR consultant and principal investigator, By Design Group, as featured in HR Review. In an ideal world, business leaders would accurately predict the future by peering in to a crystal ball every Monday morning – but unlessRead more ›

Holiday Headaches for parents and employers

Holiday Headaches for parents and employers Now that the long summer school holidays have finally arrived, I am reminded of my time as a working mother facing the logistical nightmare of what to do with my two young children inRead more ›

The Menopause Challenge – Breaking the Taboo in the Workplace

Having a successful career takes hard work, self-belief, determination, time and often sacrifices. Added to this, if you are a working woman you may have the stress of working through the life stages of periods, pregnancy and the dreaded menopause.Read more ›

Top tips for workplace Investigations

Top tips for workplace investigations Problems often arise in a workplace setting, but making sure they are dealt with properly, fairly and consistently may require an investigation to take place. It’s often the case that these aren’t dealt with asRead more ›

But it was out of hours – it can’t count?!

Lauren Anderson, HR consultant and principal investigator at By Design Group discusses how ‘out of hours’ is no excuse for unwanted attention from colleagues Jim Hodkinson, 56, a married man with grandchildren, and the chief executive of the New LookRead more ›

Work place well being

Tips for a healthy, happy workplace. I’m all in favour of practice what you preach, and when it comes to mental health and wellbeing in the workplace, I’m wholeheartedly committed to making the By Design Group a place to workRead more ›

Looking Back, Going Forward

Looking Back, Going Forward As we embark on another year, we have taken the opportunity to reflect on employment law highlights from the past 12 months and to consider what we should expect in 2019. What can we take fromRead more ›

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