December 2019

Monthly Archives

  • Deck the halls – an HR Christmas checklist

    ‘Tis the season to be jolly! However, while nobody wants to be the clichéd HR killjoy… not too jolly? Sorry, but vicarious liability (“In a workplace context, an employer can be liable for the acts or omissions of its employees, provided it can be shown that they took place in the course of their employment.” […]

  • Health, safety and… wellness

    Once upon a time, health and safety was about complying with legislation and guarding against physical accident or injury in the workplace. However, the contemporary view of an employer’s responsibilities goes a little wider. Legislative compliance? Of course. Making sure no one trips over an exposed cable? Obviously. But these days, it’s much more than […]