LGBT Month – Pride at work

Pride

June is LGBT Pride Month and for this year’s pride month I want to talk about sexual orientation in the workplace. I’ll be giving you some do’s and don’ts and […]

Employer’s responsibilities for workplace health and safety

Workplace health and safety is covered by the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 (HASAWA), supplemented by associated pieces of secondary legislation. These set out four main areas […]

6 changes to employment law in 2019

2019 is the year of change for employment law, with 6 big changes on the horizon ranging from post-Brexit immigration rules to national minimum wage increases to parental bereavement pay. […]

Data protection and discrimination: From recruitment to the workplace

There are certain rules on data protection that each business must consider in order to ensure that they are compliant with UK law. However, the collection of data occurs long […]

How to reject job applications whilst staying compliant with the law

It’s never easy telling someone they haven’t got the job. Especially if they’ve taken the time out to come in for an interview. It’s common courtesy to tell the applicant […]

Are employers obliged to pay a Christmas bonus?

Christmas bonus

In the lead up to the festive holidays, one subject which confuses people is Christmas bonuses. One of the biggest questions asked by both employers and employees at this time […]

PPE Regulation Changes – What you need to know

PPE

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is equipment that will protect the user against health or safety risks at work. It can include items such as safety helmets, gloves, eye protection, high-visibility […]

Data protection – When should you destroy documents?

document

Data protection is very important especially with the introduction of the GDPR and Data Protection Act 2018. New laws have meant that you need to have a good understanding of […]

5 reasons why diversity is important at work

Diversity

Pride month has just finished but this doesn’t mean we should forget about diversity and inclusion, in particular in the workplace.

Pride Month 2018 – Freedom to be yourself

Pride

June is LGBT Pride Month, and every year the LGBT+ community celebrates in a number of different ways. But Pride Month is more than just bright colours and parades. It’s […]

Fifa World Cup 2018 – Are you tackling employee absences properly?

World Cup

It was reported that absenteeism during the 2006 World Cup cost UK businesses £100 million a day.

5 things employers need to know about GDPR!

GDPR

GDPR – 4 letters that has everyone concerned (and with good reason).