Sector response to Protection of Employment Regulations

The government launched a consultation on TUPE in January, the regulations intended to protect the employment rights of employees who are affected by the transfer of a business or service. They propose to repeal some of the changes made in 2006.

NCVO is working with a range of voluntary organisations to make recommendations on behalf of the sector and has put together a survey on the issue at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/8C2BDG3 » Continue reading news item ... “Sector response to Protection of Employment Regulations”

Resolving workplace issues through mediation

More employers are using mediation to attempt to resolve workplace issues, so the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and Acas have jointly produced ‘Mediation: An approach to resolving workplace issues’. This is an update of the employers guide first published in 2008.

Available via the Acas news release at http://www.acas.org.uk/index.aspx?articleid=4168 or direct download (pdf, 5MB).

Handling religious rights in the workplace

Following the recent European Court of Human Rights ruling on religious freedom in the workplace, the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has issued fresh guidance for employers.

It includes sample requests for religious accommodation that employees might make, with practical guidance on how employers should deal with them. Also see People Management news item.