Top 10 tips to promote mental health, if you or someone you know is struggling there are many charities that can help support you.
The Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices made recommendations for changes in the law to better reflect modern working practices and the growth of the gig economy. The government has now responded.
A solar panel installation company has been fined £10,000 and ordered to pay costs of £6,300 after a passer-by reported unsafe work.
Employees have certain rights including protection from dismissal on the transfer of an undertaking, such as on a business sale or the outsourcing or insourcing of services. Such transfers are known as ‘TUPE transfers’ and are governed by the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006.
There are two recent cases to be aware of in relation to working time, both involving firefighters.
The first says that an award for injury to feelings can be made in an employment tribunal if an employee wins a claim of detriment for asserting working time rights.
If an employee is disabled under the Equality Act 2010, as their employer you must make reasonable adjustments to elements of their job which put them at a substantial disadvantage, compared to non-disabled employees.
The tax treatment will no longer depend on the category of PILON or its contractual status. Instead tax will be charged on the basic pay the employee would have received if he or she had worked his or her notice.
OHSAS 18001 has been withdrawn and replaced with the publication of ISO 45001. Any organisations currently certified to OHSAS 18001 have three years to migrate to the new standard.
If your business is proposing collective redundancies you should ensure that consultation begins promptly after the proposal is made, even if you don’t yet know all of the detail.
The annual legislation making changes to the national minimum wage and various rates of tribunal awards has been laid before Parliament.