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HR Zone Members Newswire #154 – Toilet Breaks, Married Employees & Criminal Convictions

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HR Zone Members Newswire Issue 154
13 June 2006
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Editor’s note
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Requesting permission for a toilet break should be confined to
the classroom but some employers still favour Dickensian-styled
management tactics. This week Peter Stanway advises a member on
how to deal with being treated like a child.
http://www.hrzone.co.uk/item/155845

Annie Hayes MCIPD
Editor
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Married employees working together
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http://www.hrzone.co.uk/item/155907
Kam Bains suggests a way forward.
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Back to school? Prehistoric management
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http://www.hrzone.co.uk/item/155845
Peter Stanway advises a member on how to manage stress triggered
by an oppressive culture.
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Resignation during maternity leave
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Keith Luxon explains the rules.
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What’s the answer? Pregnancy during a fixed term contract
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Genevieve Touzin gets legal guidance this week from Mills &
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Can you help solve these business issues?
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Louise Midghall needs your advice on dealing with an employee
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“How do you deal with an enforced one or two minute silence in a
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Creeping hours – can you force employees to work longer?
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Welcome new members
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This week, HR Zone welcomes members from the following
organisations, among others, to the site:

Alcoa Europe EMP, Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP, Lucas Fettes
& Partners, The Housing Link, Central Board of Revenue, Welsh
Assembly Government, Snowdrop Systems, Crown Prosecution
Service, Dundas & Wilson CS LLP, Travis Perkins Group, AP
Information Services Ltd, Tenon, International SOS, Royal Mail.


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