Daily Archives: October 11, 2011

What does the extension of the qualifying period for unfair dismissal claims mean for employers?

The Government has committed itself to reforming employment law as part of its bigger ‘Plan for Growth’ which aims to boost business confidence and growth in spite of the UK’s troubled economic climate. In January 2011, the Government commissioned its … Continue reading

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Retirement: post DRA, the performance management of older staff will come to the fore

Charlie Mullins, CEO, Pimlico Plumbers, the UK’s largest independent plumbing company, has become something of a flag-waver when it comes to employing older workers. About 20% of his staff are aged 55 years plus and 6% are over 65, including … Continue reading

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