Category Archives: General Updates

Employment law news and developments

What do you need to know about (other than coronavirus!) With the corona virus pandemic very much at the forefront of everyone’s minds at present, here is a roundup of some employment law news and developments you may have missed: Government launches campaign to highlight workers’ rights to paid holiday   The campaign, launched on […]

Preparing your business in difficult times

Resources & Ideas for Employers If you are concerned about the future of your business I strongly recommend that you start planning/preparing now. Here are a few steps I recommend that you consider: Understand your numbers – what does it costs to run your business each week/month. How long can we ‘keep the lights on […]

Coronavirus: Update for Employers

SSP what has actually changed so far? Changes to Statutory Sick Pay legislation (SSP) were published and came into force last week, however the only change was to the definition of when someone qualifies for SSP. The new temporary regulation states: “he is – (i) isolating himself from other people in such a manner as […]

The Coronavirus: What do employers need to do?

Key risks in a Pandemic or crisis The Coronavirus continues to cause widespread panic around the world while world leaders continue to disagree over the best treatment and the best way to halt the spread of the disease. So, what should businesses be doing to cope with this, and continue to trade and thrive in […]

Changes to Employment Law in April 2020

 What do employers need to know? On 6 April 2020, new employment laws will be coming into force which all employers need to know about. Most of these changes result from the government’s Good Work Plan, which was published in December 2018, and seek to improve the employment rights of casual workers and those working […]

How to deal with personal relationships at work

Employee relationships We spend a great deal of time with our colleagues and sharing the highs and lows of working life means that we often form strong bonds with them. So, relationships are bound to develop, be they fleeting fancies, long-term dating, illicit affairs, or something that leads to wedding bells. However, in the wake of […]

Pregnancy, maternity and redundancy: Your questions answered

What do you need to know? In a recent case before the Southampton Employment Tribunal, beauty company, Liz Earle (based near our Head Office on the Isle of Wight), was found to have discriminated against a former employee because of her pregnancy.   The case against the well-known beauty brand was reported widely in the national […]

Isle of Wight Chamber of Commerce – Business Awards

We have been shortlisted for the Business Awards for Excellence 2019 We are very excited to have been shortlisted in the Isle of Wight Chamber Business Awards this year. As a firm we have been shortlisted in the category of Excellence in Customer Service for a micro business which is sponsored by Hovertravel and Micro […]

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