Posted on 7th February 2017
Company dress codes were in the news again last week after two commons committees called for a review of equality legislation. Many examples of company rules around dress and appearance showed that women were being singled out and potentially sexualised by being asked to wear high heels, revealing clothing or make up.
Posted on 8th November 2016
Posted on 3rd November 2016
All employers, regardless of industry or size, have a legal duty to implement Health and Safety Management to ensure their employees remain safe.
When running a small business, there is so much to think about and health and safety responsibilities are often viewed as just another added burden, but ensuring you have a few valuable safety practices in place can avoid costly fines, fees in the future and working days lost.
Posted on 3rd October 2016
Following Sam Allardyce losing his job last week as England Manager for suggesting he would break the rules of his FA employers for money and now the accusation of EIGHT Premier League managers being accused of receiving “bungs” for player transfers in another huge scandal, this is an important reminder of the business risks posed by bribery and corruption.
Posted on 21st April 2016
Posted on 30th December 2015
Posted on 17th February 2015
With an estimated 2.1 million adults in Great Britain using e-cigarettes it is surprising to hear that reportedly over half of UK businesses don’t have a policy on “vaping” in the workplace. The first vaping tribunal decision is a warning for employers to review your current smoking at work policy to ensure your rules on e-cigarettes are clearly communicated to your staff.
Posted on 4th February 2015
The recent case of Game Retail Limited V Laws was the first of its kind to make its way to the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) when an employee was dismissed for his misuse of Twitter after posting a number of offensive tweets. The following case demonstrates the importance of having an internet and social media policy in place and should be a much needed motivator for those who are yet to enforce one.
Posted on 25th May 2013
In today’s hi-tech era, the internet and e-mail play an important role in the workplace. There are many benefits, including access to information and the ability to communicate quickly and effectively. However, the technology also needs to be managed carefully to avoid potential risks to productivity and business reputation. The steps below will help you to manage these resources effectively.
Posted on 7th March 2013