Top tips to help employers stay on the ball throughout the World Cup

Jun 19, 2018 World Cup fever is well and truly underway, this blog focuses on how to manage your football fanatic employees and embrace the competition in the workplace. From football crazy fans, to those that

Employment Status: Supreme Court dismisses Pimlico Plumbers’ appeal

Jun 14, 2018 Yesterday, the Supreme Court handed down its eagerly sought verdict on the employment status of plumber, Gary Smith. In the unanimous vote, the Supreme Court dismissed Pimlico Plumbers’ appeal an

Government Equalities Office has published new guidance on dress codes & sex discrimination

May 25, 2018 Setting a workplace dress code – your responsibilities as an employer Dress codes are seen as a legitimate part of an employer’s terms and conditions. There are many different

Mental Health Awareness Week 2018

May 14, 2018 Mental health awareness week (14th-20th May 2018) focuses on stress and how we cope with it. This blog will look at helping employers and employees create a mentally healthy

The Supreme Court hands down its long-awaited decision in the appeal of Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS v Haywood

May 01, 2018 This complaint was brought by Haywood who was dismissed after being made redundant by her employers, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. In this case the claimant had worked for the NH

Supporting employees during Ramadan 2018

Apr 26, 2018 This year Ramadan begins on the 16th May and will last for 30 days, until the 14th June. Ramadan is the 9thmonth of the Islamic calendar and is observed by Muslims w

April 2018: Important employment law updates

Apr 05, 2018 April is always one of the busiest months of the year in the world of employment law. Here is a summary of the key updates employers should be aware of: (1) National Livin

Bank Holidays: Five things every employer should know

Mar 28, 2018 Everyone loves a bank holiday, unless you are an employer trying to work out your obligations and your employee’s rights. As we approach the Easter bank holiday, here is what you need to know: (1

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