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May
18
2018

Over 50% Increase in Minimum Wage backpay

The government have published figures for the 2017-2018 tax year which show that the number of workers who have received back pay due to underpayments of the minimum wage has..

May
11
2018

Supporting mental health in the workplace

Next week is Mental Health Awareness week (14 – 20 May 2018) so what better time to reflect on the last 12 months which have seen much positive activity in..

May
10
2018

Constructive Dismissal: Substantial pay reduction cannot amount to a ‘reasonable or proper’ cause

An employee can be unfairly dismissed if they resign as a result of an employer’s repudiatory breach, known as ‘constructive dismissal’. ..

May
08
2018

Is HR ready for the revolution?

It is not protests in the streets and the overturning of our Government by violence we fear, at least not yet anyway. However, there is a quiet and transformational revolution..

May
08
2018

Low take up of fee refunds

According to a letter from the Lord Chancellor to the Justice Committee last month, a large number of eligible people have failed to apply for a refund of tribunal fees..

May
04
2018

Highly skilled South Asian workers say they are the new Windrush scandal

This week, hundreds of South Asian highly skilled workers protested outside Parliament claiming they are the victims of the next Windrush scandal. The protest comes after Sajid Javid was appointed..

May
04
2018

Electoral Commission probe highlights the risks of making errors in redactions

The UK Electoral Commission is facing an ICO investigation after inadvertently releasing details of donors to a pro-union campaign group on its website. ..

May
03
2018

High Court upholds ‘right to be forgotten’

The right to have your personal data erased in certain circumstances, known as the ‘right to be forgotten’, hit the headlines back in 2014 when the European Court of Justice..

May
02
2018

Looking to do business in the UK? Here’s what you need to know about data protection…

Data protection rules in the UK are set to be overhauled on 25th May 2018 with the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which will be applicable across..

Apr
27
2018

Tier 2 Sponsors: What is a valid Certificate of Sponsorship?

Whilst the process of assigning a Certificate of Sponsorship (CoS) is straightforward, it’s useful for sponsors to know what validates a CoS. If a CoS is not valid at the..



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