May 23, 2017

Zero hour work; hours of discussion.

The government (the current one) have a commission enquiring into employment practices lead by Royal Society of Arts Chief Executive Matthew Taylor.  The inquiry has an overall remit to consider how the legal framework surrounding employment supports individuals and businesses as the labour market and economy change. One issue that always comes up is zero […]

September 4, 2015

Employment Update Autumn 2015

Editorial Thank you for the positive feed-back on our “Summer Special.” This time it’s the normal autumn round-up of some general employment news stories. Some are directly relevant to employment law e.g. wage rises. Others have a slightly different slant; such as the change to consumer rights laws, as these impact on what employees should […]

March 1, 2009

Employment Newsletter Highlights March 2009

Soggy Thoughts From the soggy conditions of our last newsletter to the coldest winter for several years.  This seems to reflect the financial climate so we had better hope for an early spring and hot summer. Here are some thoughts for March He’s not an employee It may be tempting in the current climate to […]