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May
02
2019

The importance of workplace culture – is your organisation “stuck in its ways”

“Culture is the sum of a company’s values, traditions, beliefs, interactions, behaviours and attitudes” according to the co-founder of communications platform Speakap the company responsible for a new survey on..

Apr
30
2019

Menopause matters – CIPD launches new guidance to help workplaces tackle the taboo

Research from the CIPD suggests that menopause in the workplace remains mismanaged and shrouded in silence, despite impacting an increasing number of employees. The NHS states that the average age..

Apr
26
2019

Gender Pay Gap: Study reveals that men are more likely to ask for a pay rise than women

A survey conducted by CV-Library on 1,200 UK workers has revealed that 64% of men were comfortable asking for a pay rise, compared to just 43% of women. On..

Apr
26
2019

Preparing for changes to the off-payroll working rules (IR35)

Reforms to the tax framework known as IR35 have been lurking in the background since autumn 2018 when the government announced its intention to extend the regime to the private..

Apr
24
2019

EU Settlement Scheme Family Permit

If you are a non-EEA family member and your family member has been granted pre-settled or settled status under the EU Settlement Scheme, you can either travel or join them..

Apr
18
2019

Employer not liable for Christmas party injuries

The High Court has ruled in Shelbourne v Cancer Research UK that the employer was not liable for the back injuries sustained by the employee at a Christmas Party. A..

Apr
17
2019

Low Pay Commission Consultation 2019 – calling all evidence!

A new consultation has been opened by the Low Pay Commission (LPC) seeking views on the National Minimum Wage (NMW) and National Living Wage (NLW) rates that should apply from..

Apr
12
2019

Updated Vento Bands

The Presidents of the Employment Tribunals in England and Wales and Scotland have updated the Vento bands used for calculating awards for injury to feelings in Employment Tribunal claims...

Apr
12
2019

Personal Liability of Directors

The High Court in Antuzis v DJ Houghton has recently held that directors of a private limited company could be pursued personally for breaching an employment contract...

Apr
12
2019

Holiday pay reference period to increase to 52 weeks from April 2020

Back in December we blogged on the government’s Good Work Review by Matthew Taylor...



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