The Road Transport (Working Time) Regulations 2005, came into force on 4 April 2005, and apply to drivers and crews of heavy goods vehicles and public service vehicles ("mobile workers").
General considerations for appointing contractors
The Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses (Amendment) Regulations 2007 ("the Amended Regulations") came into force in April 2008, to provide greater protection for vulnerable agency workers.
It is important for a business to know who its employees are.
It is essential to know your rights and obligations as an employer of Reservists. Employers should have a clear policy on Reservists, which will allow quick and consistent decision-making.
Many employers employ staff who, due to the knowledge and contacts they gain whilst employed, have the potential to damage the employer’s business if they leave to join a competitor
The Law in this area is contained in the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 ("ROA") and the Rehabilitation of Offenders (Exceptions Order) 1975 ("Exceptions Order"). The effect of the Act
Managing risk is an integral part of any well-developed business strategy and managing the risks of employing staff must be an important element.
References provide a factual check on a job applicant`s claims about qualifications, past performance and previous employment and thereby assist in determining whether an individual applicant is suitable for the
A worker has access to certain key employment protection rights.