The Equality Act 2010 (Amendment) Regulations 2023

In a dynamic legal landscape, staying informed about legislative changes is crucial for employers and employees alike. The latest development on the horizon is the proposed equality act amendments, set to come into effect on 1 January 2024. The Equality Act 2010 (Amendment) Regulations 2023 aims to preserve and enhance certain discrimination protections derived from […]

Unveiling the New Government Initiative: Preventing Corporate Fraud – A Step Towards Accountability and Protection

In a world where fraud continues to threaten the financial landscape and victimise countless individuals and businesses, the government has taken a proactive stance to confront this issue head-on. The recent unveiling of a new initiative aims to deter fraudulent activities carried out by employees that benefit their employing organisations. But what exactly is this […]

Brace for Change: Navigating Non-Compete Clause Reforms

Attention all business owners and HR professionals! Significant changes are on the horizon that could reshape the way you protect your company’s interests in the face of employee departures. The government is poised to introduce a statutory three-month limit on the length of non-compete clauses, and this impending shift in employment law will have far-reaching […]

Does HR Have the Secret to Happiness?

With the events that have unfolded over recent years, building a happy workplace has never felt more paramount. We were recently asked to contribute to Plant Plan’s Happy Workplace Guide and share our insights into well-being in the workplace. Plant Plan enlisted the HR expertise of our managing director Brendan to find out how this […]

How Many Sick Days Before Disciplinary in the UK

If an employee is sick, it is necessary that they take time off work to recover in order to care for their own health and keep everyone else safe too. However, when an employee’s sickness absence continues for an extended period, it can cause significant disruption to the business and may even raise questions about […]

Food Safety Management System

In the food industry, ensuring that the food, drinks and other food-related products that we manufacture, cook and sell are safe for consumption is of paramount importance. However, with so much involved, and so much at stake, this can be rather tricky. As such, food safety management systems have become an essential tool for businesses […]

A Guide To Writing Redundancy Letters

The last few years have been challenging for most businesses, and many are now faced with difficult decisions. The coronavirus lockdowns and the rising costs of living have caused drops in sales/revenue or forced closure during lockdowns. This has left businesses financially strained and unable to afford to keep on all their employees, whilst other […]

What is a COSHH Assessment & Do You Need One?

COSHH Assessments are another area of your health and safety responsibilities that must be done right. If you are looking for professional support with conducting a COSHH assessment, then check out our COSHH Assessment Writing Service. This blog explores COSSH assessments, from what they are to how to carry one out and more. Keep reading […]

What are Employers’ Responsibilities for Overtime Pay?

The short answer, it depends. In some cases, contracts provide for a reasonable amount of additional work to complete tasks; some may allow accrual of lieu time. However, the overall average pay for hours worked must not fall below minimum wage, so if your employee has worked a significant number of extra hours or they […]

Kids at Work During the Teacher Strike

Should You Allow Kids at Work During the Teacher Strike? The teacher’s strike starts today and is set to continue for ten days. The strike is causing huge waves across the country, affecting millions of pupils. This means that millions of employed adults are likely to be affected too. So, should you allow employees to […]