- 26 June 2017
Protecting your organisation's reputation is essential but how can employers ensure any damage is kept to a minimum? We list six ways you can reduce the risk.
- 23 June 2017
Even though the national minimum wage has been with us for over 18 years, some employers - including household names - still manage to break the rules and receive some quite embarrassing publicity as a result.
- 21 June 2017
It is easy to view GDPR as just another compliance challenge, but HR can play a crucial role in ensuring everyone in the organisation contributes to a data privacy-friendly culture, says Sarah Thompson.
- 19 June 2017
Whether or not to enhance pay during maternity, paternity, adoption or shared parental leave is a perennial dilemma for employers. We debate the pros and cons for employers of paying employees on family-friendly leave over and above what the law requires.
- 13 June 2017
Consultant editor Darren Newman asks if an employment tribunal was correct to hold that it was direct sex discrimination for a new father to be allowed to take only two weeks' leave on full pay, when female staff were entitled to 14 weeks' enhanced maternity pay.
- 8 June 2017
This article lists all significant items of employment-related draft EU legislation that are currently in the legislative pipeline, or due to be proposed in the near future. It also shows proposals that have been adopted in the past six months.
- 6 June 2017
The UK has been hit by three terrorist attacks in less than three months. These tragic events highlight the need to have a disaster contingency plan in place.
- 31 May 2017
New picketing laws came into force in March designed to prevent trade unions adopting intimidating tactics during industrial action. Nick Chronias, partner at DAC Beachcroft, looks at the likely impact of the changes and whether they could lead to new union tactics in disputes.
- 26 May 2017
With the general election approaching, consultant editor Darren Newman examines the Labour and Conservative manifestos to see where the two main parties stand when it comes to potential changes to employment law.
- 19 May 2017
An investment bank employee has been investigated by the Financial Conduct Authority after sharing confidential client information over WhatsApp. While a reasonable level of employee social media use at work may be acceptable, it is still important to have clear social media policies.