Should you have a period policy at work?

Should you have a period policy at work?

Earlier this month, the BBC reported that Spain is planning to introduce a law to give women suffering from severe period pain at least three days’ paid medical leave each month. A number of UK charities have called on the government to introduce similar...
Who gets the extra Bank Holiday?

Who gets the extra Bank Holiday?

On Friday 3 June 2022, there will be an extra Bank Holiday granted to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. As the usual May Bank Holiday has been moved forward to Thursday 2 June 2022, it has resulted in a 4 day weekend for those able to take the time off. However,...
PPE for all ‘workers’

PPE for all ‘workers’

The Personal Protective Equipment at Work (Amendment) Regulations 2022 (the “2022 Regulations”) came into force on 6 April 2022. This extends the rules surrounding PPE by updating the 1992 Regulations to more workers. What protection was offered by the...
Returning to the workplace

Returning to the workplace

Government guidance to work from home where possible has now ended – though some businesses are continuing the practice.  As an employer, you may wish to call time and have your staff to return to the workplace. What if some of your employees are reluctant to return,...
A cautionary tale – AML compliance

A cautionary tale – AML compliance

The Importance of regulated businesses monitoring compliance with regulatory obligations by their staff, and taking action if employees fail to meet those obligations, is highlighted by the recent judgment of the Jersey Employment and Discrimination Tribunal in the...