High-profile cases involving self-employed drivers for the likes of Uber and Deliveroo have focused heavily on employment status and rights. But HR professionals must not forget that so-called gig economy workers could raise other potential legal issues.
Updated to reflect the updated guidance on whistleblowing for prescribed persons as a result of the introduction of the duty to report annually on disclosures made to them by workers.
Updated to give 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2017 as the example financial year and highlight the significance of 31 March 2017 and 30 September 2017 to employers with an April-to-March financial year.
Large private businesses, including the likes of John Lewis, Arcadia and Virgin Atlantic, should have to follow the same corporate governance requirements as public listed companies, according to MPs.
Rolls-Royce has agreed to pay hundreds of millions of pounds to the Serious Fraud Office (SFO), the US justice department and Brazilian regulators after a four-year investigation into bribery and corruption.
The end of September is a key cut-off point for large employers required to publish their first modern slavery statement.
Large employers with a financial year running from 1 April to 31 March should already be thinking about their modern slavery statement for 2016/17. What do you have to consider when writing a modern slavery statement, how should it be structured and what can it contain?
A fivefold rise in the number of modern slavery reports shows that efforts to highlight the issue are working, according to the Home Office.
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Employers in the banking sector must comply with tough new requirements as part of major regulatory reform. What impact will this have on how HR deals with references? Sarah Ozanne, Of Counsel at law firm CMS, explains.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to regulatory compliance.