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Can I take legal action over a misleading reference?

Can I take legal action over a misleading reference?

Your new recruit was heralded by their former employer but you find they’re a complete disaster – can you claim against the company?

When can HR reject an employee’s vacation request?

When can HR reject an employee’s vacation request?

Employees are legally entitled to time off but employers don’t have to drop everything to accommodate them, says one industry lawyer.

The legal risks of giving a bad reference

The legal risks of giving a bad reference

Employees could potentially sue if they claim your account is unfair but one industry lawyer says honesty is at the crux of the issue.

How to handle a completely unfounded employee complaint

How to handle a completely unfounded employee complaint

One leading employment lawyer shares his advice on tackling tenuous employee problems.

“No excuse” for illegal job-ads

“No excuse” for illegal job-ads

Subtle discrimination can slip through the net but one leading employment lawyer says HR should know better.