Your rights at work

Age discrimination at work

We deal with and challenge a lot of different forms of ‘isms’ in society: sexism, racism etc. One that we do not hear about quite as often is ageism, more commonly referred to as age discrimination. The law around Age Discrimination Included in The Equality Act, published in October 2012, it is against the law

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How to deal with a bullish boss

Bullying in whatever form is a very emotive subject especially to someone who has been on the receiving end of it. Bullies are most often associated with the school playground, but unfortunately that is not where it ends. Bullying in the workplace very much exists and it can make your life a misery. We spend and invest

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What to discuss at your work appraisal

Many people’s initial reaction to the word appraisal is to run for cover, but appraisals are not things to be feared and are an important part of contemporary working life. These meetings with your boss can be beneficial for both you and the company for which you work, and if approached with a positive attitude

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Working hours

What are the regulations? We all dream of achieving a work / life balance, where we can commit to our career but also have enough time off to spend with our families. However, in this age of 24/7 businesses it’s not always easy. The Working Time Regulations were put in place to try and limit

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twice as much guilt for working mums

Returning to work after a bereavement

An experience of bereavement can often be the most difficult thing any of us face in life. When someone we love dies it is natural to go through an experience of grief which can be very different for everyone. There is no right or wrong way to feel during this time and this can make

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Options if you feel discriminated at work

What are your options if you feel discriminated at work? Discrimination of any kind within the workplace is against the law. If you feel discriminated against, there are a number of options open to you to resolve the matter – but before you take action, it’s important to know what your rights are. It’s also

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