Employment Tribunal Guidance for Employers

Oct 03, 2018 The Employment Tribunals (ET) are an independent judicial body established to resolve disputes over employment rights between employers and employees. Claims likely to be heard in the ET will involve

Parental Bereavement Bill receives Royal Assent

Sep 27, 2018 The new Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Act 2018 sets out that parents who suffer the death of a child under the age of 18 or a still birth from 24 weeks of pregnancy will be entitled to two week

Top 5 Employment Law Questions of August 2018

Sep 17, 2018 1. When is it permissible for an employer to terminate the contract of employment of an employee on the grounds of ill health? Dismissing an employee on the grounds of ill health i

Know when to outsource a HR function

Aug 14, 2018 As a small business owner, how many times have you gone into the office early to find mountains of paperwork that you just never seem to get through? Most employers will understand the frustration

Employment Law Quiz

Jul 31, 2018 Employment legislation covers all areas of day-day business activities. This includes what employers can and cannot do in regard to employment contracts, recruitment, wages, dismissals, employee right

How to upskill your workforce to get the most out of your employees

Apr 13, 2018 One of the biggest concerns for small business owners is the skills gap as the UK is soon set to leave the EU. Recruitment website Totaljobs.com have produced research identifying 2 out of 3 employ

Surveillance cameras and privacy at work

Dec 14, 2017 Article 8 of the Human Rights Act 1998 provides that all individuals have the right to respect for private and family life. Therefore, would video surveillance of lecture theatres violate a univer

Uber loses court appeal against drivers’ rights!

Nov 10, 2017 In October 2016, the Employment Tribunal ruled that two drivers who were employed as gig-economy workers by Uber should have been classed as ‘workers’ under the Employment Rights Act 1996. This la

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

Public sector pay cap to be lifted from next year

Sep 13, 2017 Theresa May’s Government announced yesterday they will end the 1% annual cap on public sector pay by 2018 and in 2017, police and prison staff will be awarded with a 2% and 1.7% rise. However, Se