Employment Law

Holiday underpayment

Backdated holiday underpayment claims – what you need to know

We all know what it’s like when your employees head off on holiday; their work worries disappear as they sip cocktails in the sun and come back refreshed and happy!…

apprenticeship levy

The apprenticeship levy: what is it and what does it mean to you?

When you look at new ways to enhance your workforce, apprenticeships are an increasingly popular way to get hands-on talent into your businesses. And, if you get it right, they’re…

Employment Law

Don’t get bogged down by Employment Law

Skilled employees are the backbone of any successful organisation. Like any valuable asset it makes sense to protect them and many regulations have been passed to ensure that every person…

National minimum wage

No way around the National Minimum Wage

The National Living Wage was increased to £7.50 per hour on April 1st 2017, along with increases in the National Minimum Wage It’s not an April fools, in fact it’s…

Jelf Employment Seminar: “First Steps” – Booking now…

The UK has now taken the first formal steps towards leaving the European Union.  British Employers  must now adapt their business practices for a new – and as yet unknown…

Employees communications

Is Monitoring Employee Communications Acceptable?

When employees first start with a company, many will be issued with a company handbook. This tends to outline the do’s and dont’s of their employer, and usually includes guidelines…

Mental Health in the Workplace: Some numbers…

Last week I Chaired another sell-out Jelf event in central London – this time on Mental Health in the Workplace. Now this is not a topic that has particularly featured…

Employment Law Tribunal

Employment Tribunals Online Data Base

Whilst many companies may have faced existing or former employees in court during an Employment Tribunal, it has rarely been made so easy for members of the public to find…

Cardiff Employment Seminar: Booking now…

With the political turmoil of the last year now behind us, 2017 presents a brand new challenge for UK business.  What lies ahead once Article 50 is triggered, and what impact…

tax break

UK director prosecutions triple in 12 months

The number of company director prosecutions for Health & Safety offences is at a five year high, according to official figures. While the number of directors and senior managers prosecuted…