Gross misconduct meeting and bringing a friend

What would you do if you were inviting an employee to a gross misconduct meeting and they asked for a friend to come along to help? That’s exactly the situation a nursery manager found themselves in recently. The facts Claire was a cleaner employed by the nursery to carry out her work after the nursery…

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Time off for surrogate parent

The team from Croner were recently asked about time off for parents who are having a child via a surrogate. Question: We have an employee who is having a child via surrogacy.  We want to support her and would like to know whether she is entitled to any time off? Answer:  Historically, while the mother…

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Some tricky issues relating to pay

Pay is one of the most sensitive issues that employers need to deal with. When there are disputes over issues such as calculating a bonus, reclaiming an overpayment or something similar, the situation can easily become very tense. Croner rounds up some recent cases relating to pay, along with advice about how to handle the…

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