%AM, %13 %465 %2018 %11:%Jul Written by YBC Support
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) finds that Disciplining for 60 days' sickness absence was disability discrimination.
In this "landmark" ruling, the employment tribunal ruled that a group of couriers were not independent contractors, as Hermes had claimed, but were in fact workers who should be entitled to essential workers' rights.
On 20 March 2018, the Women and Equalities Committee (formed from a cross party committee of MPs) published a report, Fathers and the workplace, which called on the government to make a number of improvements to fathers' rights at work, such as removing the qualifying period for paternity leave to make it a "day one" right and increasing the rate of statutory paternity pay to 90% of earnings, (subject to a cap for high earners).
A few weeks ago I received an invitation to connect with another social media consultant. I’m usually happy to link up online with other people in my field as it’s great to be able to share ideas and – occasionally – concerns, and have meaningful discussions about the digital media marketing world. Also, there’s always the chance of cross-referrals if one person is too busy to take on new clients, so it’s good to have other people to recommend. But very quickly, a problem arose...
Now that the domestic and European football season is over focus shifts to the world cup. Tuesday 24th June 2018 at 13.00pm may seem like a long way away, but it's a time and date Employers need to consider now.
Are you surprised the last set of HR tribunal statistics shows that the number of lodged claims has increased by 78%? No, neither was I.
"Why, Sir, you find no man, at all intellectual, who is willing to leave London. No, Sir, when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford." — Samuel Johnson
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%AM, %01 %409 %2018 %09:%May Written by BioViron International
Packaging and plastic products may claim to be environmentally-friendly using terms such as "biodegradable" and "biocompostable". But what do these terms mean, and what is the difference between them?
%PM, %26 %760 %2018 %18:%Apr Written by Gayle Parnham
According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS) less than half (44.1%) of all UK business startups in 2011 successfully survived for the first five years.
%PM, %28 %538 %2018 %12:%Mar Written by Hayley John-Charles
A moment to reflect. A time of religious celebration. Or just a couple of days off work and an obscene amount of chocolate. Whatever Easter means to you, it’s a fantastic opportunity to take a break and get away from it all somewhere special. And whether you’re travelling solo, as a couple, or with your entire family, there’s a wide choice of Easter-themed trips to choose from.
Its that time of year where you need to start thinking about your investments and particularly your stock ISA, if you haven't already. Remember if you don't use it you lose it!
%PM, %06 %725 %2018 %16:%Mar Written by Hayley John-Charles
Just like fashion, there’s always an ebb and flow in the world’s most popular holiday destinations. People grow tired of the same few favourites year after year, leading to the rise of little-known places that quickly become the new big deal.
%PM, %01 %618 %2018 %13:%Mar Written by Dee Burrowes
Divorce is hard. If you’re reading this, you already know that. First of all, it’s emotionally hard. Secondly, it’s overwhelming.