Tim The Business Doctor

Tim Styles
Q&As, Hints, tips, news and advice on workers rights and everything and anything to do with HR and employment law, in an easy to read newsletter.
Created 16 Sep 2021
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  • Tuesday Q&As
    23 Nov 2021 • 6 min read • 2 0
    Holiday Q Love your TikToks, thanks for doing these. My employer has changed my holiday year from jan- dec to feb - march to match their fye. Should the business consult with us as these are contractu...
  • Case of the week
    20 Nov 2021 • 2 min read • 2 0
    Failure to provide Furlough Agreement can be costly This week I’m looking at a situation, which I suspect is typical of thousands of workers across the country, and is demonstrated in the case of Ms Z...
  • Reinstatement
    19 Nov 2021 • 3 min read
    Reinstatement Here’s a headline I was going to run in the News section but I thought it worthy of additional comment. Sky employee fails to get job back after short skirts comment despite 'unfair dism...
  • Reinstatement
    19 Nov 2021 • 3 min read • 1 0
    Reinstatement Here’s a headline I was going to run in the News section but I thought it worthy of additional comment. Sky employee fails to get job back after short skirts comment despite 'unfair dism...
  • Tuesday Q&As
    16 Nov 2021 • 9 min read • 2 0
    Plenty of Q&As this week covering the whole spectrum of workplace issues. Targets Q Hi my boss has brought back percentages and said we all need to be 80% + is this legal and can you get the sack for ...
  • Question: What do the Spice Guru in Wadebridge, Riverside Dry Cleaners in Barnes and Costcutter in Midlothian have in common?
    15 Nov 2021 • 2 min read • 2 0
    Any guesses? A few years ago I was sat in a great Nepalese restaurant (I’m not naming any names) when, just after we had started to tuck into our meal, there was a great deal of commotion by the entra...
  • Case of the week
    13 Nov 2021 • 5 min read • 2 0
    Miss C Rose v Jet2.com Ltd Jet2.com is the Respondent in this case so you’re probably hoping for some sun, sea and sangria, but alas, we’re staying at home in the offices of Jet2 in sunny Manchester. ...
  • Redundancy
    12 Nov 2021 • 4 min read • 3 0
    Photo by Anna Shvets from Pexels When can you start recruiting after a redundancy exercise? I’m often asked this question, and the answer I always give is - ‘it depends’. The reason I am asked is beca...
  • Tuesday Q&As
    09 Nov 2021 • 7 min read • 1 0
    We have the usual varied collection of employment law issues. One in particular keeps cropping up - the lack of written particulars of employment, so I have drafted a template letter to send out to em...
  • Case of the Week
    06 Nov 2021 • 3 min read • 2 0
    Polkey v A E Dayton Services Limited This is a case about redundancy and is probably one of the most cited cases in Employment Law. Anybody appearing in employment tribunals will be very familiar with...
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