5 Employment Law Changes Coming in 2020

5 Employment Law Changes Coming in 2020 With Government still in the midst of Brexit complications, many employment law developments in the UK have stalled. But some important changes remain scheduled to come into effect 6 April 2020. Right to Written Statement of...

January Blues or Something More Serious?

January Blues or Something More Serious? The decorations are down, the tree is on the compost heap and the turkey is a distant memory. At this time of year many of us hear—and probably say—“I’m feeling down”. As an employer, how can we spot the difference between an...

McFired

McFired The recent sacking of the McDonald’s Boss for having an intimate relationship with a work colleague has sparked the conversation of workplace romances and relationships.. Firstly, it is important to state that there is nothing in employment law that prohibits...

Not to be Sniffed At

Not to be Sniffed At 
Tips for employers on dealing with allergies in the workplace. We provide a selection of some employment tribunals on the issues of allergies, with a chef’s serious nut allergy and a worker’s severe eczema both being classed as a disability under...

Question of the Month: Christmas Gifts

Question of the Month: Christmas Gifts What happens if staff receive Christmas gifts from clients who they are working with? Answer Generally gifts of any type from a client are not acceptable and employees should inform their Manager immediately. We would advise that...

When Christmas Drinks Turn Sour

When Christmas Drinks Turn Sour 
What Employers Need To Remember For Any Festive Work Get Togethers Including The Christmas Party The Christmas party often involves plenty of alcohol—which can lead to unfortunate consequences for those who over-indulge. Employees and...