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Dec
22
2017

Criminal conviction for Loss Adjustors who used illegally obtained data

With the constant risk of fraud, investigating claims is a priority for many insurance firms. However, a recent case has shown how this can lead to a breach of data..

Dec
15
2017

Home Office fines show the true cost of not carrying out immigration checks

The Home Office has recently published its quarterly figures for the number of illegal workers identified between April and June 2017. The figures show that illegal workers are not just..

Dec
15
2017

Tier 2 & 5 Priority Service for Sponsors

Last year, UK Visas & Immigration launched the Tier 2 and 5 priority change of circumstances service for business sponsors. UKVI’s current processing time for requests via the SMS is..

Dec
15
2017

Employers could be liable for data breaches by rogue employees

In 2014 an employee of Morrisons supermarkets posted payroll information (including names, addresses, bank accounts and salaries) of 99,988 colleagues online and sent the same to newspapers. Mr Skelton had..

Dec
15
2017

Fit for work assessments to be scrapped

The Government’s Fit for Work assessment scheme is to end following low referral rates, marking the beginning of a revised strategy to get more disabled people into the workplace...

Dec
08
2017

Why honesty is always the best policy, when it comes to capability

Mr Rawlinson was dismissed by Brightside Group for poor performance, however, to soften the blow, Brightside told Mr Rawlinson that the reason for his dismissal was because his role was..

Dec
08
2017

Second bite at the cherry: time limits and amendments to claims

Prior to the case of Galilee v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis, it was understood that an amendment to a claim takes effect from the date of the original..

Dec
06
2017

Poem: Christmas Parties

It’s that festive time again The Christmas Party’s here Fun and laughter for everyone A great end to the year!..

Dec
04
2017

London Mayor Sadiq Khan campaigns for ‘fair and flexible’ visa system

The London Mayor has kicked off a week long trade mission to India and Pakistan by criticising the British government’s current stringent visa policy. Speaking in Mumbai, Sadiq Khan said..

Dec
01
2017

Does government face “steep learning curve” on apprenticeships?

As reported previously, in April this year the apprenticeship levy came into force. This introduced a 0.5% levy on employers with payrolls over £3million. The aim is to raise £3bn..



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