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HR Zone Members Newswire #151 – Your Legal Questions Answered


HR Zone Members Newswire Issue 151
23 May 2006

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Editor’s note
Accessing a nursery web link to watch your child is one way of
combining the demands of parental care with career aspirations.
Find out what our legal experts, Browne Jacobson and Mills &
Reeve, said in response to an employee request to do just that.

Annie Hayes MCIPD
mailto:[email protected]

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Key business solutions:
Catch up on the latest answers supplied by members at Any
Answers and have your say by posting your thoughts to:

Normal working practice
Kam Bains
Explains the passage of a verbal agreement to express clause.

Aptitude tests
Peter Duckitt
Presents his recommendations.

Sickness or holiday?
Sandra Beale
Explains how to manage a sickness during a booked holiday.

Maximise your training budget
This has been such a hot issue on Any Answers recently that
we’ve commissioned a special feature on it from Amanda Clark,
Managing Director of Optimum Training. Read it here:

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Legal advice on HR Zone
What’s the answer? Teletoddler
Alanna King gets legal guidance this week from Martin Brewer, a
partner with the employment team of Mills & Reeve, and Helen
Badger, employment law expert at Browne Jacobson, on whether to
allow an employee to access a nursery web link whilst at work.

Maximizing your training investment
Organisations invest millions of pounds providing training in
the hope of developing people to their full potential. Sadly,
the best training in the world won’t make a difference if there
isn’t a process in place to create sustainable results. This
paper discusses the critical success factors involved in
creating an effective training plan.

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

Andie Lucas is looking to source a range of policies ranging
from compassionate leave to road risk.

“Can my employer change my contract after resignation to reduce
my bonus?” Asks Martin Richard.

Audrie Vanner wants to meet with other HR Managers who are
responsible for the recruitment and retention process in the UK.

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

Harrods Ltd, Dundas & Wilson, Parkinson’s Disease Society,
Wolters Kluwer Health (Medical Research) Ltd, Black & Decker,
Welsh Ambulance NHS Trust, National Commercial Bank, Marriott
International, Outward Bound Professional, Norwich Union,
Cadbury Trebor Bassett, BUPA, McDonald’s Restaurants Limited.

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