Mark is a partner in the employment, pensions and immigration team in London who now focuses on leading and developing Weightmans' national client training service.
Mark has a broad range of experience in both non-contentious and contentious employment advice. He provides policy and operational advice to public and private sector clients on a range of issues, including: industrial relations, diversity (with a particular emphasis on disability discrimination), the management of sickness absence, performance and capability, equal pay, misconduct and diverse contractual issues.
Mark is an experienced provider of staff training from Board level to the front line. He also lectures regularly to a variety of organisations, including the Royal Society of Public Health's Occupational Medicine course and the Royal Society of Medicine on disability and long term sickness absence issues. In addition, Mark is a trustee of the 'Changing Faces' national disability charity, is a member of the ethics committee of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine, and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.
I am sometimes asked to suggest one aspect of management which impacts more than any other on the relationship between employer and employee.
A look at how to fairly to deal with an employee who is incurring unsustainable levels of disability-related sickness absence.
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Problems can and do arise when there is a lack of clarity for company employees between personal and business use of social media.