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Member wire #118 – Stuck in an HR rut? Should I fire fighting employees?

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HR Zone Members Newswire Issue 118
27 September 2005
http://www.hrzone.co.uk
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SITE HIGHLIGHTS **** SITE HIGHLIGHTS **** SITE HIGHLIGHTS ****
1. From HR to training and development
2. News in Brief: The week in HR – HR interim market thrives
3. What’s the answer? Drugs and alcohol testing
4. The Couch?! takes a sickie
5. Any Answers: dismissal for fighting, consultation bodies
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Editor’s note
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Getting stuck in an HR rut can be tiresome and it is even more
frustrating when you’re looking to change direction but
employers refuse to tap into untested talents. Lesley Keenan,
an HR professional with seven years advisory experience would
like to make the quantum leap to training and development. Have
you any pointers on how she can get there?
http://www.hrzone.co.uk/item/145792

Regards,

Annie Hayes MCIPD
Editor
mailto:[email protected]


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Any Answers Answered
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Catch up on the latest answers supplied by members at ‘Any
Answers’ and reflect on the issues at hand:

Consultation bodies
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Helen Stoker gets advice on how to set up a consultation group.
http://www.hrzone.co.uk/item/145798

Reasonable adjustments
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Iain Young and Peter Stanway offer their tips on interpreting
the obligations to make reasonable adjustments for disabled
staff.
http://www.hrzone.co.uk/item/145686

Harassment by a volunteer
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Helen Corpe gathers your thoughts on whether her charity has
acted appropriately in dismissing the volunteer.
http://www.hrzone.co.uk/item/145725


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Share your views
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Catch-up with the latest questions being asked by the community
and add your answers at:

Stephen White is looking for some case studies that illustrate
the benefits of teamwork.
http://www.hrzone.co.uk/item/145824

Can you help Carol Harrison get to grips with improving cross
functional communications within her organisation?
http://www.hrzone.co.uk/item/145626

Should Michelle dismiss two employees for fighting?
http://www.hrzone.co.uk/item/145736

Read all the latest questions and add your own:
http://www.hrzone.co.uk/anyanswers


Members’ corner
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What’s the answer? Drugs and alcohol testing
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“If someone fails a pre-employment alcohol test, do we have a
duty to provide transport home for them?” Find out at:
http://www.hrzone.co.uk/item/145323

News in Brief: The week in HR – HR interim market thrives
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See our at-a-glance news round up including the HR interim
market that is thriving, the skills crisis that is sparking
recruitment fears and why bogus sickies are causing havoc.
http://www.hrzone.co.uk/item/145735

The Couch?! takes a sickie
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We have collated a top 10 list of sickie excuses which are all
derived from real experiences. Share your fibs at:
http://www.hrzone.co.uk/item/145773


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