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The breakdown of the relationship between employer and employee is always difficult, but particularly so in a faith-based organisation when the employee concerned has a spiritual role in the organisation and wider faith community.
This year's programme includes intensive half-day masterclasses, topical focused workshops and our sell-out breakfast seminars.
Lucy McLynn and Victoria Cook explain that it’s crucial for charities and social enterprises to be clear on their organisation’s relationships with its volunteers.
Attempting to regulate employees’ appearance through a dress code can be an absolute minefield for employers, with so much scope for falling foul of the law and breaching employee rights.
Lucy McLynn gives her view on whether employers should give their employees a warning when they are off sick.
When different rights clash with each other in the employment context it can raise complex issues that employers need to manage. A recent employment tribunal case has highlighted the difficulties for employers, says William Garnett.
Charities are required to report all ‘serious incidents’ to the Charity Commission. The definition of ‘serious incident’ is far wider than you might think, and includes employment issues, such as dismissal or potential fraud.
Proactive management of long-term sickness absence is key to enabling an employer to take any necessary steps in respect of such absence, including dismissal.
Employment contracts often change during employment, for example, when the employee gets a pay rise or promotion. These types of changes are consensual and cause no problems. But how can employers effect changes that the employee may not want?
Paul Seath outlines the procedures to follow and examines recent case law for guidance.
A recent case at the Employment Appeal Tribunal highlights the potential problems when HR inappropriately intervenes in the outcome
of a disciplinary process. Lucy McLynn examines the implications of Ramphal v Department for Transport 
The issue of taxation of termination payments can be something of an afterthought when negotiating a settlement, but needs to be considered as part of the discussions. Bill Lewis unravels the tangled tax web.