employment law


22-November-2016

Warehouse staff talking to boss

It is possible to discriminate in a number of ways, but the two which we most commonly encounter, and which continue to present difficulties for employers, are on the grounds of disability and sex – particularly in the context of…


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…


22-January-2016

In 2016, employers will begin to feel the impact of the employment law reforms made by the first Conservative Government in nearly 20 years, with some controversial decisions affecting a number of HR areas.




14-October-2015

Time to pay for travel to work? Much has been made of the recent case of Federacion de Servicios Privados del sindicato Comisiones Obreras v Tyco Integrated Security SL and another in which the European Court of Justice has recently…


18-September-2015

L-R Michelle Beckett, Rachael Morley, Harriet Grimes, Sarah Hansford and Dan Griffin of Tozers Solicitors LLP

Devon law firm, Tozers Solicitors LLP, is celebrating after four of its trainees qualified as solicitors this month and one of its legal executives was admitted as a solicitor last month, having cross qualified from a legal executive to a solicitor….



29-April-2015

From 6 April 2015 there have been several changes to employment law in relation to adoption law. If you haven’t done so already, now is the time to update your policies! The changes are as follows; adoption leave has become…