After 12 weeks' employment, agency workers are entitled to the same basic employment terms (including pay) as if they had been hired directly by the hirer, rather than through an agency (regulation 5(1) Agency Workers Regulations 2010).
Employees are protected against discrimination due to their religion or belief by the Equality Act 2010. Direct discrimination is where an employer treats an employee less favourably because of their religion or belief (or their lack of it).
In January 2017, Theresa May invited Paul Farmer, the Chief Executive of Mind, and Denis Stevenson “to undertake an independent review into how employers can better support the mental health of all people currently in employment”.
TUPE has been high on our case work at THSP Risk Management this last couple of months, and has made the Court of Appeal.
The headline in the metro last Friday (29/03/19) read “A nation of pill poppers”. It went on to explain that the use of anti-depressants has almost doubled in the past ten years.
Following the implementation of the Personal Protective Equipment (Enforcement) Regulations 2018 which provide an enforcement and penalty regime for (EU) 2016/425, the one-year transitional period for full implementation ends on 21st April 2019.
Following the HSE’s 2018 update to EH40, we have seen the introduction and revision of Workplace Exposure Limits for 31 substances.
Opportunities face-to-face with main contractors and public sector buyers.
The 3 Counties Business Expo
This spring The Bath Business Expo 2018, one of the largest general business exhibitions and networking opportunities in the region.
Come and discuss work opportunities face-to-face.
The South West Construction Summit will bring together the regional construction industry.