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You don’t need me to tell you its hot outside and although this is the time of year when some of us head off to other hot places many of us will remain at work. Shown below is some guidance from ACAS and the HSE.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) finds that Disciplining for 60 days' sickness absence was disability discrimination.
Monday, 09 July 2018 11:46

Hermes' Couriers at Employment Tribunal

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In this "landmark" ruling, the employment tribunal ruled that a group of couriers were not independent contractors, as Hermes had claimed, but were in fact workers who should be entitled to essential workers' rights.
Monday, 09 July 2018 11:31

Rights for Fathers

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On 20 March 2018, the Women and Equalities Committee (formed from a cross party committee of MPs) published a report, Fathers and the workplace, which called on the government to make a number of improvements to fathers' rights at work, such as removing the qualifying period for paternity leave to make it a "day one" right and increasing the rate of statutory paternity pay to 90% of earnings, (subject to a cap for high earners).
Monday, 29 January 2018 09:57

How to avoid being annoying on LinkedIn

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A few weeks ago I received an invitation to connect with another social media consultant. I’m usually happy to link up online with other people in my field as it’s great to be able to share ideas and – occasionally – concerns, and have meaningful discussions about the digital media marketing world. Also, there’s always the chance of cross-referrals if one person is too busy to take on new clients, so it’s good to have other people to recommend. But very quickly, a problem arose...  
Monday, 25 June 2018 12:42

The End of The Gig Economy?

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You will have seen that Pimlico Plumbers lost their case in the supreme court over the status of one of their staff.
Monday, 04 June 2018 10:47

World Cup Fever

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Now that the domestic and European football season is over focus shifts to the world cup. Tuesday 24th June 2018 at 13.00pm may seem like a long way away, but it's a time and date Employers need to consider now.
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