Somatic Symptom Disorder

Somatic Symptom Disorder, formerly known as Somatoform Disorder, which manifest as the physical symptoms that suggest illness or injury. In people who have been diagnosed with a Somatic Symptom Disorder, the person’s symptoms cannot be explained. The diagnosis of... read more

Can you give a bad reference?

Some of the most common questions received from employers concern giving references for ex-employees. Many employers do not understand their obligations in this regard, however it is vitally important that employers comprehend their duties and avoid common pitfalls.... read more

Why use a solicitor for HR services?

Why use a solicitor for HR services? Many people view HR Consultants as the cheaper and more obvious option to provide “day-to-day” HR services. These services include the provision of contracts and staff handbooks as well as advising on disciplinary and capability... read more

We’re Hiring!

Temporary PA/Secretary to Head of Litigation and Employment Law Department at Allan Janes, to cover maternity leave until December 2018. The successful candidate will have good interpersonal skills and the ability to work under pressure. Excellent secretarial ability... read more

Dress Codes at Work

The Government Equalities Offices has published new guidance on Dress Codes and Sex Discrimination. It reminds employers of the current law under the Equality Act 2010. The Guidance emphasises that whilst that dress policies for men and women do not have to be... read more


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