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Oct
13
2017

Modern Slavery: is your organisation doing all it should to comply?

The Modern Slavery Act requires all businesses with an annual global turnover at least £36 million to produce a modern slavery statement each year. It should include details of what..

Oct
11
2017

Could employment status uncertainty put your restructure plans at risk?

As anyone who has ever been involved in a restructure exercise will testify, it is often a complex and time-consuming process. Unfortunately, the current uncertainty on employment status, evidenced by..

Sep
01
2017

Tribunal fees: should you prepare for a deluge of claims and what happens next?

It has been a tumultuous few years for the Conservative party and the recent Supreme Court ruling has added to the party’s list of woes. The government will now have..

Aug
04
2017

Good Work?

The Taylor Review: proposals and potential impact on businesses and those that work for them..

Jul
07
2017

How to avoid getting hot and bothered on summer employment issues

In December, law firms like to write advice on dealing with employment issues that may arise over the festive period, but the summer in its own way can create just..

Jun
01
2017

“Mini” strike exposes major pension issues

In April workers at BMW’s UK plants started a wave of one day strikes, halting the output of the iconic Mini. ..

Feb
02
2017

Government publishes guidance on apprenticeship funding

We reported last year (Apprenticeship levy update) on the government’s plans to introduce an apprenticeship levy of 0.5% for all employers with a total annual payroll bill in excess of..

Dec
02
2016

Improving Lives: A Work and Health Plan to Help Disabled People into Employment

Whilst the rate of employment for the non-disabled population is currently 80%, only 48% of disabled people are in employment. This inequality has led the Department for Work and Pensions..

Nov
04
2016

‘Bert and Ernie’ cake gives bakers food for thought…

The Court of Appeal in Northern Ireland has upheld the decision that a bakery which refused to fulfil an order for a cake with a slogan supporting gay marriage amounted..



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