HSE updates guidance on dealing with injuries

HSE updates guidance on dealing with injuries

The Health and Safety Executive has updated its guidance on the RIDDOR Regulations on how injuries should be dealt with and reported. What is RIDDOR? RIDDOR stands for Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations and governs which workplace...
Understanding the rise in employment disputes

Understanding the rise in employment disputes

In recent years, nearly three-quarters of UK employers have witnessed an increase in legal disputes, according to a survey conducted by global risk management firm Gallagher. Among the legal issues faced by businesses, employee disputes have taken centre stage,...
Are trial shifts paid?

Are trial shifts paid?

It is common in the hospitality, retail and leisure sectors to use a trial shift for a potential new employee. The purpose of this is for the employer to examine how the new employee will use their skills and knowledge to carry out their duties within the workplace....
Redundancy Protection Changes… what you need to do

Redundancy Protection Changes… what you need to do

For many years, the law has granted extra protection from redundancy to those on maternity, adoption, or shared parental leave. They are given preferential treatment and have the right of first refusal for any suitable alternative roles in a redundancy situation. The...
Holiday pay reforms – 6th April 2024

Holiday pay reforms – 6th April 2024

Following a series of cases in the Supreme Court and in light of EU law no longer having supremacy over domestic legislation, the Government has taken the opportunity to try to simplify the UK’s domestic legislation relating to holiday entitlement by creating an...