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The Rising Popularity of Employee Assistance Programmes (EAPs)
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Employee Assistance Programmes (EAPs) are rapidly becoming one of the most popular employee benefits for companies of all sizes. So why the recent explosion of interest? Over the last couple of years...
Geoff Maggs
Geoff Maggs
Posted on: 23rd July 2019
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Can You Use Private Photos and Personal Emails to Dismiss an Employee?
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Employers should be careful when using what could amount to private material during a disciplinary process. In particular: Don't assume that mixed professional and personal material which is sent...
Gareth Edwards
Gareth Edwards
VWV
Posted on: 22nd July 2019
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The Benefits of Outsourcing your Data Protection Officer
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Many larger organisations will be required to have a Data Protection Officer (DPO) in place, but does this relate to you? Whether you need a DPO in place is dependent on the processing carried out by...
Jamie Swan
Jamie Swan
Beacon Consultant Services
Posted on: 15th July 2019
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BLOG: Hiring turn-offs – and easy fixes: Part 1
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There’s currently a lot of talk in the recruitment industry about ‘candidate experience’ and ‘employer brand’. This is largely because it’s becoming increasingly difficult to attract good staff in...
Anthony McCormack
Anthony McCormack
Macstaff
Posted on: 12th July 2019
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