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When does the NMW and Living Wage increase?

Mar 01, 2018 Last week the Government announced a huge change for UK workers – Here is what you need to know: Following on from the Budget in November 2017, Chancellor Phillip Hammond has ann

Pimlico Plumbers case heard in the Supreme Court

Feb 21, 2018 Yesterday, the Supreme Court heard a crucial gig economy case with Pimlico Plumbers challenging last year’s Court of Appeal decision that a plumber who signed an agreement with the company defin

Taylor Review: Government pledges to reform workers’ rights

Feb 13, 2018 The Government have reported that it will enforce workers’ rights from their first day in a new job. On 7th February, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS

National Sickie Day 2018 – How should employers deal with absence in the workplace

Feb 07, 2018 It has been reported that traditionally, the first Monday in February is the day in which the greatest number of employees in the UK take the day off due to illness. It is suggested that this is do

Presidents Club Scandal – Should this lead to better protections for employees?

Feb 01, 2018 Following the undercover investigation conducted by the Financial Times, the issue of liability for third-party harassment has once again been again been challenged. On this occasion, female hostes

Employers are failing to verify candidate’s CV claims

Jan 26, 2018 An investigation conducted by the BBC Radio 4’s File on Four programme disclosed that thousands of people from the UK had purchased fake degree certificates from a “diploma mill” in Pakistan, wh

Poundland boss was ‘unfairly dismissed’ for handing out freebies

Jan 18, 2018 The Employment Tribunal has ruled that a manager of Poundland was unfairly dismissed for handing out free items to customers. It was heard in Watford Employment Tribunal that Mr Zia was fired after

Is your workplace disability friendly?

Jan 11, 2018 As an employer, it is your duty to ensure employees feel comfortable at their place of work.  Scope, a charity for individuals with a disability, reports that there are 13.3 million disabled people i