Contracts & Rights

‘Grandparental leave’ will hit businesses with more red-tape, claims lawyer

Extension of shared parental leave to include grandparents will put pressure o

19 May 2016

Stiletto storm

The headlines this week generated by Nicola Thorp, the receptionist who was sent home because she refused to wear two- inch high heels, has again hi

17 May 2016

HMRC must address year-long wait for work records

Delays deny people suffering from workplace-related illnesses access to compensation at the time they need it most, writes Roge

04 May 2016

Professional indemnity and successor practices

During mergers and acquisitions, firms must take care to prevent employment issues arising among the transferring staff, writes Stuar

20 Apr 2016

Brexit and the threat to recruiting from the continent

Difficulties in hiring low-skilled workers from a British labour market and ?transitional periods for employees are real concerns for the UK employer

19 Apr 2016

Junior doctors issue High Court legal challenge

Medics aim to raise emergency funding to provide security for governmen

18 Apr 2016

Panama Papers: Outgoing employees pose risk to firms, remind lawyers

'Do you need to keep the employee in the business for six months when they could caus

06 Apr 2016

The John Lewis-style ownership model

Employee part-ownership of a company can offer rewards both financially and culturally, writes Garet

15 Mar 2016

SM&CR: 
An employment perspective

Nick Wilcox discusses just how the PRA and FCA will achieve their aim of moving liability from the corporate to the individual, and how it will affect

01 Mar 2016