It is time to review and update your Flexible Working Policy

You will have heard about the substantial changes to the flexible working rules that came into force at the end of June. We will update your policy on flexible working to make sure it covers the new rules at no cost if you are Arcturus client, if you are not Arcturus...

Flexible Working Changes

The law changes as of today in relation to the right to request flexible working patterns. Until now the right existed only for parents and carers, as of today the right is extended to all employees. The government has also relaxed the complicated procedure which had...

Indirect Discrimination

A case last week has looked at whether or not an employee has to show why a practice or criterion has a discriminatory effect on them. The answer is that they do not. To put this in context, a promotion exam at the home office was statistically more likely to be...

Constructive Dismissal And Affirmation Of Contract

In a case in the Appeal Tribunal last week, constructive dismissal was examined. If an employee is claiming constructive dismissal, they must either resign promptly and immediately after the alleged breach by the employer, or they must give their notice in promptly....