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HR Zone Members Newswire #156 – Fleas at Work, Tatoos and CIPD Exams

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HR Zone Members Newswire Issue 156
27 June 2006
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Editor’s note
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There’s been a wealth of interesting questions posted to our Any
Answers forum in recent weeks including how to manage fleas at
work and whether tattoos should be covered up in the workplace.
Scroll below to see these and don’t forget to add to the debate
on whether CIPD national exams are harder then the university
equivalents.
http://www.hrzone.co.uk/item/156332

Annie Hayes MCIPD
Editor
mailto:[email protected]


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Catch up on the latest answers supplied by members at Any
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Agency staff rights after 12 months service
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Iain Young explains the intricacies of employment status.
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Redundancy payments following maternity leave
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Kam Bains calculates the payment.
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Should tattoos be covered up at work?
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http://www.hrzone.co.uk/item/156259
Nik Kellingley responds.
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Legal advice on HR Zone
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What’s the answer? Fleas at work
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Ben Harding gets legal guidance this week from Mills & Reeve and
Browne Jacobson, on sharing a workspace with those of the small,
wingless and parasitic variety.
http://www.hrzone.co.uk/item/156336


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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:

Juliet LeFevre wants to know whether competitions involving age
based entry criteria will be illegal under new age laws.
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“We currently review employees pay based on their start date. I
have been asked to provide a business case for changing this to
the same date across the business.” Can you give Siobhan some
tips on how to do this.
http://www.hrzone.co.uk/item/156288

Rachel Hake is looking for an ill health retirement policy. Can
you share one with her?
http://www.hrzone.co.uk/item/156387


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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:

Scottish Prison Service, Rhondda Cynon Taf Council, Hay Group,
Capita, Channel 5 Broadcasting Ltd, Towry Law Financial
Services, Charles Russell LLP, British Medical Association,
Drakes Group, Progressive Printers Ltd, Foley & Lardner LLP.


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