A birthday to remember – age discrimination at work

A birthday to remember – age discrimination at work

A legal secretary who claimed she suffered age discrimination when her colleagues asked about her 50th birthday and sent her a card has had her case dismissed by the Employment Tribunal. According to the judgment, Miss H Munro of Salisbury firm Sampson Coward LLP,...
Period-friendly HR policies

Period-friendly HR policies

As research finds women would be more likely to want to work for a company that has a period-friendly policy in place, one UK company aims to empower employees throughout their menstrual cycle. Intimina UK has become the first known company in the UK to introduce HR...
Employment law 2020 – Free Seminar

Employment law 2020 – Free Seminar

Employment Law 2020 – Invitation to our Free Seminar 2019 was supposed to be a quiet year for HR professionals and employment lawyers. That’s not quite how it turned out… To help support our clients, we have teamed up with  24-7 Staffing  to offer a FREE...
Why do the IR35 changes matter?

Why do the IR35 changes matter?

What are the IR35 changes and why do they matter? IR35 is tax legislation which was introduced to address a particular kind of tax avoidance…and the law is changing in April 2020.  Where do they apply? The IR35 changes apply where individuals supply their...
Queen’s speech – what’s in store?

Queen’s speech – what’s in store?

The Queen’s Speech at the opening of Parliament set out details of new employment law legislation that the Government intends to carry over and introduce in the next Parliamentary session. What’s in store for employment law? Employment Bill The Government is proposing...
What are employee share schemes?

What are employee share schemes?

Employee share schemes can be a useful way recruit, motivate and retain staff. They are becoming increasingly common in contracts of employment for senior staff – and new start-up companies looking to attract talent. Merely transferring some shares to employees...