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HR Zone Members Newswire #134 Commute more, work less?

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HR Zone Members Newswire Issue 134
24 January 2005
www.hrzone.co.uk
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Editor's note
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Nik Kellingley advocates a just say no policy when it comes to
logging travel time against hours of work. But what do you
think? Should managers make provisions for that long trek
home?
http://www.hrzone.co.uk/item/149860

Elsewhere in this latest members' newswire we've got legal
guidance from Browne Jacobson and Clarkslegal LLP on the rules
governing contact rights for the long-term sick. Scroll below to
find this article and more Any Answers.

Regards,

Annie Hayes MCIPD
Editor
mailto:[email protected]

Are you responsible for your organisation's reward strategy?
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February at the CIPD Annual Reward Conference 2006. Hear
speakers from leading organisations such as McDonalds, The John
Lewis Partnership and British Gas share their experiences and
latest thinking in this crucial area of HR.
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Key business solutions:
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Catch up on the latest answers supplied by members at Any
Answers and have your say by posting your thoughts to:
http://www.hrzone.co.uk/anyanswers

Company car rights during maternity leave
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Sandra Beale
http://www.hrzone.co.uk/whoswho/122556/712112
Makes the case for the continuation of benefits.
http://www.hrzone.co.uk/item/149828

Should a grievance be lodged?
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Keith Luxon
http://www.hrzone.co.uk/whoswho/76049/657544
Suggests deploying some avoidance tactics.
http://www.hrzone.co.uk/item/149967

Sickness absence during probation
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Carrie Mansfield
http://www.hrzone.co.uk/whoswho/143957/761725
Sympathises with Christine's dilemma.
http://www.hrzone.co.uk/item/149874

Legal advice on HR Zone
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What's the answer? Contacting absent employees
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Rebecca Hewett gets legal guidance this week from Browne
Jacobson and Clarkslegal LLP on the rules governing contact
rights for the long-term sick.
http://www.hrzone.co.uk/item/149829

News in Brief
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The week in HR – Jobless count climbs
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Official statistics reveal employment levels are slipping, rose-
tinted glasses skew HR's own perception, a lack of testing
undermines the PAYE filing standard and why board members are
hampering coaching efforts.
http://www.hrzone.co.uk/item/149960

Can you help solve these business issues?
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Catch-up with the latest questions being asked by the community
and add your answers at:

Should holidays be compulsory?
http://www.hrzone.co.uk/item/149966

Keith Luxon offers his tips on how to commercialise HR – how do
you do it?
http://www.hrzone.co.uk/item/149924

Fiona Fritz needs your help with a salary restructure – can you
help?
http://www.hrzone.co.uk/item/149934

Welcome new members
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This week, HR Zone welcomes members from the following
organisations, among others, to the site:

GE Energy; Morgan Stanley, Friends Provident, International SOS,
Flexecutive, Mid Devon District Council, Aurora, Carphone
Warehouse, Psychological Assessments Australia Pty Ltd, GNER,
British Medical Association, Hackney Council, East Cheshire NHS
Trust, Hobbs, Morrisons, Warwick Business School.

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