Employment Relations

Can I be sacked because of all the sick leave I am taking?

Last year, a somewhat worried friend asked me if she could be sacked because of all the sick leave she had been taking. The short answer to such a question is yes, possibly, but it depends very much on the circumstances and the approach taken by the employer. The friend - I'll call her Alice… Continue reading Can I be sacked because of all the sick leave I am taking?

Civil Society, Governance & Funding

Paying a realistic living wage in the voluntary sector is a step in the right direction

I think most of us would agree that overall, the voluntary sector is not well paid. It was therefore refreshing to learn that a number of large funding organisations are now enabling charities to pay a proper living wage as a result of the Living Wage Friendly Funder scheme. Run by the Living Wage Foundation,… Continue reading Paying a realistic living wage in the voluntary sector is a step in the right direction

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