Hot under the collar…

Hot under the collar…

World Menopause Day took place on 18th October and workplace expert ACAS have published new guidance to help employers and managers support staff who are affected by menopause symptoms at work. As well as guidance for employers, there are also tips for workers on how...
Send in the Clowns

Send in the Clowns

The recent story of an Advertising Executive in Australia who was made redundant and brought a clown into his consultations brings to the foray the need to discuss proper protocol.
 The clown during these consultations was doing everything from making upset faces, to...
Top Questions for October 2019

Top Questions for October 2019

A visual summary of the top questions fielded by DLP Advisors in October 2019. Click image to enlarge Additional Reading Question of the Month: Christmas Gifts Employment Law, HR What happens if staff receive Christmas gifts from clients who they are working with?...
Question of the Month: Vegetarianism

Question of the Month: Vegetarianism

Is vegetarianism a protected characteristic under the Equality Act 2010? Answer No, held an employment tribunal in Conisbee v Crossley Farms Ltd.
 The Claimant brought a claim of discrimination on the grounds of religion and belief, the relevant belief being...
Fireworks in the Office!

Fireworks in the Office!


Workplace bullying and toxic work environments Workplace bullying is the second most pervasive workplace issue in the UK, after stress, according to the TUC. A quarter of workers had been bullied in the last five years, a University of Manchester survey showed, while...