One-quarter of adults and children who have suffered through a divorce never get over their losses completely. However, life goes on. It is imperative to find the energy and support to go on with life as usual, to reduce the resulting hopelessness and negativity that are the outcomes of nasty divorce proceedings.
Monday, 06 March 2017 10:07 Written by Michael Newman
The Court of Appeal on March 1st refused British Gas permission to appeal to the Supreme Court in the holiday pay case of British Gas v Mr Lock. "The Working Time Regulations are properly to be read purposively to give effect to the CJEU ruling in Lock which means holiday pay must take into account overtime and commission earnings."
Tuesday, 07 February 2017 13:44 Written by Juliyah Brown
What does your reflection tell you about your inner being? Are you living as a victim to something, or someone in your life, or are you standing and expressing yourself in a victorious manner?
Although, I am a little late for 2017 with a New Year's Resolution, as it is only 1st February right now, I thought I better hop to it quick. If you do nothing else in matters of Compliance this year, do protect yourself and your identity in 2017 – Compliance people call this “Data Protection”!
Wednesday, 01 February 2017 10:24 Written by Michael Newman
Recently two cases occurred where “employees” have sought clarification from employment tribunals of their actual status. In both cases, based on the facts not the paperwork, the tribunals have found the claimants were workers not subcontractors.
Sound financial planning is always advisable, but as we enter a period of economic uncertainty following the UK’s vote to leave the EU, it is now more important than ever to ensure your finances are in hand. Here is a comprehensive guide from YBC founding member, accountant Clive Myers.
Wednesday, 18 January 2017 09:06 Written by Paul Kelly
A new highly effective phishing technique targeting Gmail and other services has been gaining popularity during the past year among attackers. Over the past few weeks there have been reports of experienced technical users being hit by this.
Is this holiday entitlement? What should employers do if their employees can’t get into work because of transport disruptions?
The period between Christmas and New Year gives everyone lots of time to consider what they should be doing differently with their business in the year ahead. However, this often gives rise to unrealistic resolutions being made and then promptly discarded.
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Tuesday, 29 November 2016 21:44 Written by Michael Newman
As you are employers, with the Christmas season now upon us I thought it would be a good time to reissue the normal precautionary advice to you.
I occasionally shop in the pound shop in my local high street. My expectations of quality are not high so I usually limit my purchases to stuff like notepads, pens and a cheap pair of reading glasses to have as a spare. I certainly wouldn’t risk buying electrical items or power tools.
Tuesday, 29 November 2016 21:29 Written by Clive Myers
The new Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, acknowledged ‘sharp challenges ahead’ for the economy as he presented his first major fiscal statement, exactly five months after the UK’s historic vote to leave the European Union.
Tuesday, 29 November 2016 21:39 Written by Michael Newman
Now for Christmas presents for suppliers. Where’s last year’s list?