Employment Tribunal Fees Regime is Unlawful

Employment Tribunal Fees Regime is Unlawful

Last week, the Supreme Court ruled that Employment Tribunal fees regime is unlawful. If you’re a fair employer and have adequate HR and employment procedures in place, then you will have little to worry about. I’ve read lots of scare blogs and stories over the last...
20 Criteria That Should be on Any Employment Contract

20 Criteria That Should be on Any Employment Contract

A contract is more than just a document both you and your employee sign to memorialise your employment agreement. And, while there are bare minimums the law requires in any contract, you should never follow those minimums as guidance for your own program. Moreover, a...
Employment Law Changes April 2017

Employment Law Changes April 2017

April is normally a busy time for HR professionals and small businesses, where historically a number of changes to employment legislation take place. This April is no different, and we felt it appropriate to share some of the key changes that may affect your business...

Employment Law Changes 2016

As of the 11th of January 2016 The Exclusivity Terms in Zero Hours Contracts (Redress) Regulations, 2015 comes into play. The aim of the new law is to ensure that employees on zero hours’ contracts are protected from detriment and dismissal for breaching an...

Holiday Pay Update

Regular readers will be aware of the developing cases around holiday pay, specifically in relation to overtime and commission.  We were already aware of the ruing around overtime, and on 25 March 2015, the long-awaited outcome in Lock v British Gas was handed down by...

Employment Law Update

As well as the Shared Parental Leave changes, there a number of other important changes to legislation taking place in April. Here are the key highlights:- Adoptive parents’ rights are enhanced Adoptive parents’ rights are to be more closely aligned with those of...

Approaches to Take When Hiring Seasonal Labour

Ensure your seasonal recruitment process is as robust as your permanent one That time of year is fast approaching when the Christmas shoppers step out in force and the phones don’t stop ringing. Many businesses will find Christmas to be their busiest time of year,...