The pensions landscape will be unrecognisable following the introduction of new legislation from October 2012 which will require employers to automatically enrol eligible jobholders into a pension scheme.
The Companies Act 2006 (the Act) introduced new provisions on directors` duties, which came into force on 1 October 2007. The Act includes a statutory statement of directors` duties, which
Employers and employees are advised to follow the guidance set out in the ACAS Code of Practice on Discipline and Grievance in respect of any problem, concern or complaint raised
Introduction Personal relationships among co-workers pose several risks to the business. They can lead to: Interference or influence in day to day activities Nepotism or favouritism Breach of confidentialityUnacceptable conduct
The Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the "Act") provides a framework of rights of access to information held by public bodies. The Information Commissioner is the authority responsible for promoting
Quick reference guide to upcoming key employment law cases and legislation.
Under English law all industrial action is unlawful unless the procedural requirements of statute are complied with. There is no positive "right to strike" or to take other collective action.
Unlike civil courts proceedings, there is no general rule in employment proceedings that the successful party has the right to recover their legal costs. Tribunals, in fact, have no inherent power
Introduction There are a number of reasons why employees may want to take a break from their career, including to travel, undertake further education or to raise a family. Implementing a
The Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses (Amendment) Regulations 2007 ("the Amended Regulations") came into force in April 2008, to provide greater protection for vulnerable agency workers.