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    The political hot potato of childcare costs has been raised again – but some employers are taking matters into their own hands.

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    In the age of the hot-desking, ‘always on’, mobile device clutching workforce multiple electronic channels are de rigeur. Warrick Glynn questions whether this is the best way to communicate, particularly when the message is sensitive or unpalatable.

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  • Dismissal for health reasons ruled unlawful by Miriam Bell

    Dismissing an employee for health reasons could lead to legal trouble – so it’s a good idea to exercise compassion and good sense when dealing with an ill or injured employee.

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