Recently we were asked if a person with specific health and safety responsibility, and identified by a firm as a Competent Person, needed a special section in their Terms and Conditions of Employment stating that they should ‘act without fear or favour’. What’s important is the delegated authority and status enabling them to carry out their role as required by management. Modification of employment documents is not needed.
Compliance with the international quality standard ISO9001:2015 gives customers the necessary confidence to buy. TimelessTime has recently transitioned from ISO9001:2008 to the aspirational upgrade ISO9001:2015.
When recruiting a new member of staff you want to select the best person for the job. But how? Use psychometric tools to test for aptitude. [Published September 2014]
Restrictive covenants (clauses) are used in employment contracts as a means of protecting the employer when an employee leaves. In order to be valid they must only protect assets that are key to the firm.
There are some occasions when the firm has a legal obligation to pay for eye tests and possibly glasses. Firms may also opt to pay for, or contribute, to the cost of glasses for general use. Find out when you should pay for employee eye tests and glasses.
Employing staff can be daunting. But it can also be very rewarding as you see your business grow.
There are seven key points to be considered. And each needs you to take specific action.