Being paid to sleep?

The question as to whether workers who sleep overnight whilst on work related during are entitled to national minimum wage for any time spent sleeping has long been a vexed

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Dress Codes and Discrimination – Things to consider

The government has recently published new guidelines on how employers can ensure that their dress codes are not discriminatory. The guidance was issued following an inquiry into employer dress codes

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Company Director Jailed

The sole owner and Director of a construction company based in Herefordshire has been sentenced to 8 months in custody after pleading guilty to a health and safety breach that

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Maternity Pay v Shared Parental Pay

If you pay an enhanced level of maternity pay, must you also enhance the level of shared parental pay in order to avoid discrimination? Until recently there have been conflicting

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It’s official: Howarths is the Family Business of the Year 2018!

We’re delighted to officially call ourselves an award-winning business! On Saturday 14th July, we were thrilled to be crowned winners of the Family Business of the Year category at the

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