Employment Law Updates & Latest News From EmployEasily Legal Services

Government publishes Parental Leave Bill

Oct 18, 2017 On the 13th October, the UK Government published a bill offering parents 2 weeks paid leave should they suffer the loss of a child. The Parental Bereavement (Pay and Leave) Bill was int

Extreme weather conditions: What does this mean for employers?

Oct 16, 2017 The effects of Hurricane Ophelia are likely to cause a headache for employers UK wide, with damaged buildings and closed networks wide ranging. Businesses may find that they need to temporarily close;

Scary Legal Issues that Halloween brings for employers

Oct 13, 2017 Halloween is a celebration observed by a number of countries worldwide on the 31st October and with it comes allegations of workplace misconduct. Inappropriate behaviour can arise at an

World Mental Health Day 2017 – Mental health in the workplace

Oct 10, 2017 What is mental health? ACAS define mental health as: “The mental and emotional state in which we feel able to cope with normal stresses of everyday life.” When an individual

European Human Rights Court limits employers’ right to monitor employee emails

Oct 06, 2017 Last month, Europe’s Human Rights Court established that employers can monitor employees’ emails but only if they notify the employee in advance. This represents the rapid evolving area of legisla

Pregnant women, new mothers and redundancy – don’t get caught out!

Oct 02, 2017 If an employer finds that they need to restructure their organisation and make redundancies, then it is extremely important that they are careful about the way they treat pregnant employees or employe

Where are employers going wrong when managing annual leave?

Sep 28, 2017 In light of the recent controversy that has surrounded Ryanair in regard to management of annual leave, Personnel Today have published 5 common employer pitfalls. At EmployEasily Legal Services we hav

What to do if your employee resigns and doesnt work notice

Sep 21, 2017 What action can you take when an employee resigns but does not work their required notice period? In the first instance, employees are generally under a contractual duty to give th