Brexit secretary vows no change to employment law

News Article - 14/07/2016 : brexit, employment law, EU, General, personnel today, Human Resources

The secretary of state for exiting the EU David Davis has given a strong indication that existing employment law would not be radically changed once the UK leaves the EU.

Writing on a ...

Dynamic Sheffield law firm boosts marketing efforts and client relationships with Proclaim Case Management Software

Case Study - 13/11/2015 : employment law, family law, personal injury, Proclaim case management software, SSB Law, Practice Management

SSB is focused on offering excellent client services at a great price. Proclaim allows us to work efficiently so that the cost savings can be passed directly to the customer, allowing us to offer straightforward legal...

Employment Breakfast Briefing

Event - 27/11/2013 : Bath, breakfast briefing, employment law, General, law firm, Thrings, Human Resources, Workshops and seminars

Tailor-made for busy HR professionals and business managers, these briefings deal with the issues and concerns which are of particular relevance to your business, and will help you to keep up with the fast pace of change in employment law....

Nabarro highlights employment law reform

News Article - 06/11/2013 : employment law, General, hr, human resources, law firm, nabarro, Human Resources

The Employment team at Nabarro has recently hosted two roundtable breakfast seminars providing a high-level update on key employment law reforms.

Sessions in London and Sheffield focused on five key areas of reform: "pre-termination...

Legal opinion: Changes to the law on third-party harassment

News Article - 02/10/2013 : employment law, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act, Equality Act, hr, human resources, Third-party harassment, Human Resources, Practice Management

A change in law that came into effect on 1 October 2013 complicates - rather than simplifies - whether or not employers are liable if their staff are harassed by a third party. Abbey Adams of Blake Lapthorn examines the issues.

As an...

Employment Law Seminar: 'Navigating the discrimination minefield'

Event - 05/06/2013 : Central London, discrimination, employment law, equality, open forum, Human Resources, Human Resources, Workshops and seminars

Following the success of our recent employment law briefing, Ambition invite you to an evening hosted by Nick Hine and Claire Bolton from Hine Legal, employment law specialists.

Nick and Claire will address the subject, most requested by...

Hague set to launch review of EU employment legislation

News Article - 03/07/2012 : Agency workers regulations, employment law, EU legislation, Human Resources, Human Resources

European employment laws are expected to come under renewed scrutiny and pressure as foreign secretary William Hague is set to launch a review of their impact on UK businesses.

Controversial EU-imposed rules such as the working-time...

Employment law portal demonstration from ELE Online

Video - 16/04/2012 : ele online, employment law, Human Resources, Human Resources, Practice Management

Online employment law and HR portal powered by ELE - 5 minute video introduction and demonstration for employment lawyers who want to offer clients a leading online HR and employment law...

Employment law damages business, says BCC

News Article - 19/01/2012 : employment law, Human Resources, Human Resources, Practice Management

The "relentless flow" of complex employment law is stifling UK competitiveness and risks future job creation, the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) warned today.

A new BCC report, Employment regulation: up to the job?, is published a day...

Blacklisting legislation comes into force

News Article - 19/01/2012 : blacklisting, employment law, employment tribunal, union member, Human Resources, Human Resources, Risk & Compliance, Practice Management

Legislation banning employers from blacklisting workers because of union membership or activities unexpectedly came into force on 2 March.

Under the regulations - which were expected to be implemented in April - current and former trade...

Work Rights hotline will raise awareness of workplace rights

News Article - 19/01/2012 : employment law, Human Resources, Human Resources

The government has launched a helpline to advise both employers and their workers about employment rights.

The Pay and Work Rights hotline is part of a wider campaign to raise awareness of workplace rights, and will provide information on...

Employment law changes for October 2009

News Article - 19/01/2012 : employment law, minimum wage, sick leave, Human Resources, Human Resources

Increase in the National Minimum Wage

The NMW will increase from 1 October 2009. For workers aged 22 and over, the rate will rise from the current £5.73 per hour to £5.80 per hour; for workers aged 18 to 21 it will rise...

HR professionals facing tough times with legal 'double whammy'

News Article - 19/01/2012 : employment law, employment tribunal, hr staff, redundancies, Human Resources, Human Resources

HR professionals today face a "double whammy" of a lack of experience in dealing with redundancy-related tribunal claims and a sharp rise in employment law, the chairman of Acas has warned.

Ed Sweeney, chairman of the arbitration and...

HR must do more to promote employment rights to staff

News Article - 19/01/2012 : employment law, hr, hr staff, Human Resources, Human Resources

HR must stop being "squeamish" about promoting employment rights to their staff and ensure all employees have the necessary information, a think-tank has said.

The Fair Treatment at Work Report, published by the Department of Business,...

Employment law changes coming into effect 1 October 2009

News Article - 19/01/2012 : employment law, minimum wage, Human Resources, Human Resources

Several employment law changes come into force today, 1 October.

These include:

» an increase to the National Minimum Wage (NMW) of £5.80 per hour, and a reduction in the adult age required to receive the NMW from 22 to 21....