Legal Matters: Miranda Hughes The field of employment law can be a veritable minefield, especially for employers, and it can be all too easy to be caught out by the rules and regulations, in many cases unintentionally. From Health and Safety, to gender pay gaps, the level of knowledge required by an organisation, whether they […]
The option of a dawn raid may not be familiar to many businesses but they are a useful weapon, says JENNIFER MATTHEW Protecting your assets has always been a priority for every business and in days gone by, that might simply have meant ensuring your cash or stock were locked away safely. However, we now […]
Brexit spells uncertainty in most industries. We have spent years speculating over how it will affect our businesses, politics and lifestyle, and we are still yet to get solid answers. So, what does it mean in relation to health and safety? And how can you ready your company for every eventuality? Changes in legislation Thankfully, […]
It is vital that employers are familiar with employment rights for all categories of workers as flexible working becomes more prevalent, says Karen Harvie A recent report from the Resolution Foundation think tank found that a significant number of workers do not get paid holidays or receive a payslip. The report revealed that workers over […]
As the UK slowly edges towards some form of exit from the EU, there will be a degree of optimism among those advocating Brexit that, in time, they will no longer be required to adhere to EU laws, regulations and directives.