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Blog: What to do if you’ve been Punk’d! aka how to deal with workplace pranks

Hi there. Philip Pearson-Batt here bringing you the latest lowdown on (employment) law. Before I get my legal hat on, I’d like to set the record straight: when I was on annual leave the other week, I wasn’t in Italy. Don’t worry – Italy isn’t happening until June so...
Blog: Menstrual health in the work place

Blog: Menstrual health in the work place

Welcome back! We hope you had a lovely Easter which involved lots of chocolate. In our house we did the obligatory egg hunt on Sunday morning which will no doubt mean I’m finding eggs all over the place for weeks to come. And in other news, I was a bridesmaid on...

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Blog:  Have you heard about the extensions to family rights?

Blog: Have you heard about the extensions to family rights?

Well hello there, Force of Nature (Emma) here…..and who can believe we are almost at the end of another half term (a big high 5 for all those school child parents who have successfully made it through another half term of demands…this time we have had children running...

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Blog:  A Spring in our step, change in the air

Blog: A Spring in our step, change in the air

For those of you who follow our weekly blogs, you’ll know that Paul & I have a trip to Italy coming up (honestly, sometimes I feel like I’m writing a travel blog! Just call me Judith Chalmers). Unfortunately, our budget airline – let’s say it rhymes with Cryin’...

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Blog:  New guidance on the menopause at work issued

Blog: New guidance on the menopause at work issued

It’s me. Hi. I’m the lawyer it’s me. Philip Pearson-Batt (clearly counting the days down to seeing Taylor Swift in August). For those of you who have been living under a rock, my husband & I, returned from a month in New Zealand at the end of last year. The...

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Blog:  Flexible working in the spotlight (again!)

Blog: Flexible working in the spotlight (again!)

Why hello there. It’s me, Philip Pearson-Batt, here with all things Precept updates in this week’s weekly blog. It’s winter, so I haven’t really been up to much exciting recently. I don’t know about you but I’m a little bit ready for Spring. There are signs of it...

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Blog:  Reintroduction of Employment Tribunal fees

Blog: Reintroduction of Employment Tribunal fees

We hope you are well rested after the weekend, we certainly earned our rest after a very busy Friday at the YMCA preparing a lunch for around 100 people, see how we got on here (including my night before prep, complete with swimming goggles)!                        ...

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EAT issue new guidance on constructive dismissal claims

EAT issue new guidance on constructive dismissal claims

Constructive dismissal claims: let’s face it, they can be a bit of a pain can’t they? A claim for constructive dismissal is where an employee resigns saying “employer, you’ve breached my contract of employment. I find that breach intolerable and I’ve got no choice but...

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Blog:  Blue Monday looms… what can HR do to help?

Blog: Blue Monday looms… what can HR do to help?

Happy new year! Are we still saying that?! We hope that this blog finds you well and that you’ve kept up any new year’s resolutions you made so far (I’m doing dry January, and so far so good!).. now the kids are (finally!) back at school, we’re all hopefully back full...

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