Climactic changes ahead

According to a recent article in IEMA’s ‘The Environmentalist’ magazine the UK’s climate change policies are unlikely to be impacted by the whirlwind surrounding either Brexit or the election of Donald Trump as US President.

17 August 2017

No need for courtroom drama

A recent judgement backs workers who take their employers to court. How can firms protect themselves from action in the first place?

17 August 2017

Jail sentence for Director over balcony deaths

Director, Martin Gutaj, has been jailed for 14 months and disqualified from being a company director for four years. His company was also fined more than £1m after two workers fell to their deaths as they hauled a heavy couch into a luxury flat in west London.

17 August 2017

We all look forward to this time of the year - or do we?

As a business owner or manager within an organisation the holiday period can be a difficult and stressful time and have a significant impact on health and safety, having the potential to cause serious injury or ill health.

14 August 2017

What employees don’t know can kill them!

Assessing the risks associated with non-routine operations is crucial.

14 August 2017

EU migration study ordered

Home Secretary Amber Rudd has announced (on 27th July) a major study into the impact of immigration from EU countries on the UK and how the immigration system can be aligned with modern industrial strategy.

14 August 2017

Tribunal Fees - what you need to know

In one of the most significant rulings affecting employment law for years, it was held on 26th July by the Supreme Court, the country’s top court, that employment tribunal fees were unlawful.

01 August 2017

Care sector given deadline to resolve pay issues

Businesses and other organisations in the care sector have been given until 2nd October to resolve issues around how they pay staff for "sleep-in" duties.

27 July 2017

Supreme Court rules Tribunal Fees unlawful

This morning the Supreme Court has ruled that current fees for bringing employment tribunal claims are in fact unlawful. The Supreme Court has also found that fees were indirectly discriminatory to women.

26 July 2017

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