Tag Archives: employment law

fireworks safety

Are you planning a firework display? Risk reduction advice for fireworks events.

Fireworks are a staple for celebrations such as Diwali, Bonfire Night and New Year’s Eve. When your business or organisation puts on a special event with fireworks, take precautions to…

overtime

Did you know voluntary overtime must be included in holiday pay?

As an employer, you might not think that voluntary overtime should be included in holiday pay. Previously, there hasn’t been a black and white decision on this, but now there…

It’s a family affair

When you look at global giants like Nike, Facebook or Samsung, you probably don’t see them as family firms, but they are[1]. Maybe it’s one of the reasons they’ve done…

anxiety at work

Supporting employees with anxiety at work

Key facts: Total number of work-related stress, depression or anxiety in 2015/16 was 488,000 cases 11.7m days lost due to stress, depression or anxiety in 2015/16 In 2015/16 stress accounted…

employment tribunal

Legal update: Victory for workers as tribunal fees are scrapped

On Wednesday 26th July, Unison reported that they had won a landmark victory against the government. A victory which decided employment tribunal fees will be scrapped. Since July 2013, an…

employee health and wellbeing, protection

Your guide to employers liability insurance: who, what, when, where and why.

Who is employers’ liability insurance for and do I need to get it? It is there to protect you and the business and the short answer is yes you do…

London Employment Seminar: Now open for bookings…

Laugh or cry, the surprise general election – and equally surprising outcome – has done little to help employers plan for the uncertainty and changes that will doubtless result from…

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…

Employment Law

Worker – or self-employed?

Being self-employed is generally considered a great freedom giver. Being your own boss and determining when and who you work for and for how much is pretty much the dream!…