Article 50 – what you need to know.

Article 50 – what you need to know. Today, the UK’s Prime Minister, Theresa May, will trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty by serving formal notice of the UK’s intention to leave the EU. This will signal the start of the official negotiation...

National Minimum Wage increase

National Minimum Wage Increase Increases to the national minimum wage and national living wage will take effect on 1 April. The rates will be (figures in brackets show the current rate): £7.50 per hour (£7.20) – 25 yrs old and over (national living wage)...

More claims of false ‘self employment’

More claims of false ‘self employment’ Last week tribunal claims were launched by two separate groups – 5 medical couriers at the Doctors Laboratory and 20 van drivers working for ‘DX’ – both groups challenging their self-employment status. The DX...

Brexit implications September 2016

The implications of Brexit on employment Speculations about the implications for employment of a break from the EU were discussed at a recent networking event held at Sandy Park. Click here for the slides of that presentation....

Rio Olympics

Rio 2016 Olympics So the long awaiting Rio games is here at last and although a good deal of the games will be broadcast in the UK outside of traditional office hours, there may well be an impact on your business if staff work evenings or nights, or if day workers...