employers

9-March-2016

What is it? The 1st April 2016 sees the introduction of a compulsory National Living Wage. All workers aged 25 and over will be legally entitled to at least £7.20 per hour. The National Minimum Wage will still apply for…


19-June-2015

Since 8 June 2015, the paper counterpart to the photocard driving licence is not valid and is no longer issued by DVLA. The counterpart was introduced to display driving licence details that could not be included on the photocard such…




15-February-2013

In recent months we have been advising more and more clients about the pitfalls of social networking (Facebook, Twitter, etc to you and me) in the workplace.  Social networking raises plenty of employment law issues for employers from whether to…


20-February-2012

Compromise agreements can be useful tools to settle all sorts of employment claims.  A well drafted compromise agreement will cover every conceivable claim an employee could bring (usually excluding personal injury and pension claims).   Compromise agreements are very strictly governed…


13-February-2012

We recently let you know that there are plans afoot to increase the qualifying period for unfair dismissal claims to 2 years from the present 1 year. Those proposals are due to come into force for people employed on or…