Facebook—friend or foe?

Facebook—friend or foe?

Using Social Media to Screen Applicants With social media becoming more popular for recruiting, we are often asked whether it is acceptable for employers to look up potential new employees on social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. According...
When is banter a step too far?

When is banter a step too far?

Office banter can be the bane of HR Managers and Employers professional lives. Managing the delicate balance between allowing employees to enjoy their time at work and be themselves versus jokes and comments that could be discriminatory or offensive is a delicate...
Is Pregnancy Discrimination On the Rise?

Is Pregnancy Discrimination On the Rise?

One in five employers ‘frown upon’ pregnancy during first year in job, survey finds. One in five employers admits if a woman is pregnant or has children, it lowers their chances of promotion. London lawyer ordered to pay nanny more than £18,000 after sacking her when...
Neurodiversity & Employment Law

Neurodiversity & Employment Law

Don’t miss the possible opportunities of a more diverse workforce. ‘Neurodiversity’ as it relates to employment law encompasses those diagnosed with dyslexia, autism, ADHD, dyspraxia and other neurological conditions. These ‘spectrum’ conditions, with a wide range of...
Top Questions for September 2018

Top Questions for September 2018

A visual summary of the top questions fielded by DLP Advisers in September 2018. Click image to enlarge Issues related to behaviour or employee misconduct – 50% Issues related to resignation – 12% Issues related to termination of contract – 10%...