Varying an employment contract

Varying an employment contract Q: Our staff have contractual pay rises which are unsustainable for our charity. The trustee board has made a decision to remove these. However if we make these revisions and an employee doesn't agree with the revised contract, what are the chances of a staff member successfully bringing a claim at tribunal?
31 October 2010

What's the best way to manage internships?

What's the best way to manage internships? Q: We want to be able to offer internships in our organisation. However we're concerned about the increasing number of tribunal cases where interns sue their organisation for back payment of wages. What should we do?
29 October 2010

Visas for overseas volunteers coming to the UK

Visas for overseas volunteers coming to the UK Q: We sometimes receive internship applications from individuals living overseas. I wondered what would be the most appropriate visa arrangements for a volunteer?
28 October 2010

Setting up a secondment

Setting up a secondment Q: We're looking to set up a secondment for an employee of ours to another organisation. Do you have any information on how best to do this? Any contracts or agreements would be really helpful.
27 October 2010

How are volunteers protected by the Equality Act 2010?

How are volunteers protected by the Equality Act 2010? One of the less scrutinised elements of the Equality Act 2010 is how it will protect volunteers. We look at look this issue in detail to work out how best organisations can incorporate these provisions.
10 October 2010

The Bribery Act 2010: what's proposed so far

The Bribery Act 2010: what's proposed so far The Bribery Act 2010 makes it a criminal offence for organisations which are companies to fail to prevent bribery. Here we look at the draft guidance published as part of the Bribery Act consultation, intended to be finalised by January 2011 to help businesses implement what's required of them from April 2011. We outline some key considerations for those charitable companies working in the voluntary sector.
07 October 2010
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