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Adverse Weather

By Susanna King / 12 December, 2012

With temperatures dropping over the coming weeks employees across the UK may be faced with difficulties getting into work. The below article looks at common concerns raised by managers when staff are unable to attend work due to adverse weather...

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Recruitment and Disability

By Susanna King / 31 October, 2012

Q: I recently advertised the role of receptionist and we had a number of external applicants who submitted an application form for the role. The head receptionist and I have now interviewed five candidates and made a verbal offer of employment to one individual who...

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Equal Pay

By Susanna King / 05 September, 2012

Susanna King Answers one of the most common questions we receive here at First Practice Management "How do I Tackle equal pay in my practice?" Q: I recently became practice manager and, unfortunately, I have noticed that there are a number of discrepancies...

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Dealing with Long Term Sickness

By Susanna King / 22 August, 2012

Susanna King Answers one of the most common questions we receive here at First Practice Management "How do I deal with employees who are on long term sickness?" Q: “I have a member of staff who has been absent from work, due to long term sickness...

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Phased Return To Work

By Susanna King / 25 July, 2012

Susanna King answers one of the most common questions that First Practice Managements HR Advice line are faced with on a weekly basis. How do I manage a Phased Return to Work? How do I deal with a Phased Return to Work? I have a member of staff who...

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Probationary Period and Performance Issues

By Susanna King / 06 June, 2012

Q: I have a member of staff who commenced employment with the practice on 01 March 2012 with a six month probationary period. The individual has several performance issues and is not at the required standard the practice would expect at this point. As the individual is within her probationary period can I dismiss her...

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Time off for IVF. Guidance for dealing with employees undertaking IVF treatment.

By Susanna King / 16 May, 2012

Q: I have a member of staff who has approached me to inform me that she will be undertaking IVF treatment and will need time off during her normal working hours to attend appointments. Please can you provide guidance to me in regards to how the time off should be taken as I am unsure if this should be treated as paid or unpaid time off...

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The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Bank Holiday

By Susanna King / 09 May, 2012

On Tuesday 05 June 2012 there will be a recognised additional bank holiday to mark the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, which follows the Spring bank holiday on 04 June (delayed from the last Monday in May). This additional days leave may cause some confusion to employees and employers in respect to eligibility, and therefore below should provide some guidance...

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Dealing with contractual changes of hours

By Susanna King / 30 April, 2012

Due to drops in funding the practice needs to reduce the number of hours for our health care assistants. Am I entitled to decrease an individual’s hours and if so how should I go about doing this? You should deal with the decrease in hours as a contractual change. Contractual changes such as decreasing an individual’s hours of work...

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Finance and Performance Manager - Sandwell, West Birmingham

Closing Date: 30 November 2019

Salary: £32000pa (pro rata)

Practice Manager - London, E14

Closing Date: 21 November 2019

Salary: £40-55k (dependent on skills and experience)

Practice Manager - Surrey

Closing Date: 20 November 2019

Salary: Negotiable

Practice Manager - Bromley, Kent

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Salary: £50.000

Practice Manager - Cambridge

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