Is Andy always off sick on a Monday?

Often a tricky problem for employers to deal with. Is the employee genuinely sick, or are they taking a three day weekend after a heavy Saturday night? There are a

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How could Brexit affect the people you employ in your business?

I’ll get straight to the point; since the referendum in June 2016, there hasn’t been much action on the issue of how leaving the EU will affect employment law in

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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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Here Comes Summer!

Whilst the sun and warm weather is a welcome sight for most people, it can pose a serious risk for employees who work outdoors. Employees who works outdoors are at

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When can an employer discipline an employee for sickness absence?

The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) recently found that an employer who had issued a warning to an employee following 60 days of absence had discriminated against her because of her

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Meet Claire Catton; our new Junior Employment Law Advisor

As we celebrate our 15th anniversary in business this month, we are delighted to introduce to you Claire Catton, who has joined us as Junior Employment Law Advisor. Claire will

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E-Learning: Know GDPR at your convenience

GDPR will be coming into force from 25th May 2018 (this Friday!) which means all UK employers irrespective of size or industry will be required to comply with the GDPR

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