January 16, 2018
Blue Monday

Are you feeling any better today?

Many of us will have started the New Year with positive resolutions: lose weight; stop smoking; start exercising more and… find a new job! All too […]
December 15, 2017
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Avoiding Workplace Christmas Pitfalls

It’s that time of year again when people are gearing up towards a well-earned break. What with outstanding holidays that have to be used up before […]
December 15, 2017
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Statutory Pay Rate Increases

As of 1 April 2018, the statutory rates of pay for family-related leave will increase. This relates to maternity, paternity, shared parental and adoption leave. The […]
December 15, 2017
Modern Slavery

Modern Slavery Act – What is it?

Introduced in March 2015 the Modern Slavery Act is an Act of the United Kingdom Parliament. It is designed to tackle criminals involved in human trafficking […]
October 16, 2017
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Monitoring Employees’ Emails and Internet Usage

What rights does an employer have when it comes to monitoring employees’ emails and Internet activity? Where is the balance between an employer protecting its’ business […]
October 16, 2017
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Suspending an Employee

Why suspend an employee?   As an employer, you may decide to suspend an employee in order to minimise the risk to your business during a […]
October 16, 2017
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Do you have a Grey Fleet?

How do you describe the employees who use their own private vehicles to carry out work-related activities? These are commonly referred to as ‘grey fleets’. Grey […]
October 10, 2017

Mental Health at Work

  Mental health issues cost UK employers £30 billion per year through recruitment, lost production and absence. A study by the charity Business in the Community […]
September 22, 2017

Guidance for employers to support working parents with premature or sick babies

  ACAS has reported that over 95,000 premature or sick babies are born each year in the UK. As a result, it has issued new guidance […]