For many, the notion of a cartel may conjure up images of Columbian drug barons, but UK businesses need to be aware of how a cartel can be established. HR, explains Lucy Robbins, can play a valuable role in tackling them.
Updated to include information on a keynote speech by the FCA chief executive on MiFID II, including the investment research requirements.
Every April, HR professionals are faced with a raft of amended employment laws and deadlines for their organisation to meet. Important issues in April 2019 include changes to the law on payslips and the usual increases to the national minimum wage, maternity pay and redundancy payments. Large employers should also be working on their second gender pay gap report and their latest modern slavery statement. Meanwhile, the impact of Brexit on EEA nationals continues to be a major issue.
With two months to go until the deadline to publish a modern slavery statement, Craig Weston explains why larger businesses need to be vigilant, not only when sourcing labour but also in the correct reporting of their statements.
Updated to highlight the significance of 31 March 2019 for employers that are required to publish modern slavery statements.
Apple plans to help human trafficking victims get jobs at its stores, after partnering with the International Organization for Migration (IOM).
The Home Office is writing to the chief executives of around 17,000 organisations that have not yet published a modern slavery statement, warning them that they could be named and shamed as being in breach of the law.
A new corporate governance code, which aims to improve public trust in business, has urged employers to establish a culture that promotes integrity and values diversity at board level.
Keeping on top of employment law developments can feel like a full-time job for HR professionals, but that's just the rules and regulations that get passed. What about those pledges and policies that are still to get off the ground?
The Financial Reporting Council consults on new corporate governance principles for large businesses.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to corporate compliance.