HR & Employment Law Insights

Helping family businesses, start-ups, charities, social enterprises, and other growing or established businesses throughout the UK make sense of HR and Employment Law challenges.

If you fail to do so you may be liable to pay a fine (known as a 'civil penalty'). If you knowingly employ an illegal migrant worker, you may face criminal prosecution, which could result in an unlimited fine and/or a maximum two-year prison sentence.

In this week's Question of the Week Alistair answers "Can shop workers opt out of Sunday working?"

Question

An employee who works in our shop has asked to opt out of Sunday working, what should I do?

Answer

All shop and betting shop workers can opt out of Sunday working unless Sunday is the only day they have been employed to work on.

We get asked HR related questions every day and each week we share our top question of the week that we have been asked here at The HR Booth.

In this week’s question of the week, we explain what should be in a company handbook.

We get asked HR related questions every day and each week we share with you, our top question of the week that we have been asked here at The HR Booth.

In this week’s question of the week, we advise what to do when an ex-employee raises a grievance.

Yes, they are getting worse, aren't they? Maybe it's not swimming or taming swans that you need your employee to be able to do, instead maybe they've recently been promoted to managing people and need some basic people management training, or maybe you've rolled out a new handbook and you need it delivering to your staff... this is an area we can help.

We get asked HR related questions every day and each week we will be sharing our top question of the week that we have been asked here at The HR Booth.

It’s been another busy week at The HR Booth, where we have been solving customer problems and helping with HR related enquiries.

Here’s another question we’ve been asked to respond to this week.

 We get asked HR related questions every day and each week we will be sharing our top question of the week that we have been asked here at The HR Booth.