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..
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..
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..
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..
So…where are we now?..
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..
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..
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..