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Advice on Employment Myths

Academic journal article Manager

Advice on Employment Myths

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BOSSES are being warned they could be breaking the law due to a number of common yet basic employment law misconceptions.

Croner Consulting, one of the UK's leading providers of business advice and support, has issued its Top Ten Management Myths as a result of research showing that a surprising number of professionals are making fundamental employment errors.

Richard Smith, HR expert, believes that even the most astute manager can be caught out.

But he says those most at risk are smaller businesses which may not have dedicated HR professionals working for their organisation.

CronerConsulting'sTopTen Management Myths (and the facts in brackets) include:

1. There is no contract of employment if there's nothing in writing; (n.b. even a verbal contract is a binding agreement).

2. Employees paid a monthly salary are entitled to one month's notice of the termination of their employment; (the minimum legal notice period is one week per year of service to a maximum of 12 weeks but could be longer for more senior staff). …

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