Latest Belvedere HR News

Uber – Self employed v worker status?

Uber – Self employed or worker status? Uber has appeared in a London Employment Tribunal after two of its drivers challenged their employment status with the company. The challenge relates to Uber’s classification of much of its workforce as self-employed. The... read more

Implications of Brexit

What will be the impact on UK employment law of an exit from the European Union? A Brexit. Well until the two year notice period given by the UK to the EU has elapsed nothing will change. In addition, there is still a question remaining about when this will be. So all... read more

Western Morning News article 16th June

This is the press release used for the Western Morning News article 16th June. New HR consultancy launches in Exeter A firm offering businesses support with HR has been launched by local business woman, Jacqui Cousins. Belvedere HR was established in April and has... read more

Euro 2016 and absence

Many employers are beginning to plan for the kick off of the Euro 2016 football tournament. The match between England and Wales is likely to be particularly popular and this takes place on Thursday 16 June at 2pm. Employees have the right to request paid annual leave... read more

In or out? Brexit – the impact on employment

No one can predict the outcome of the referendum and the uncertainty surrounding a potential ‘Brexit’ has an impact on how we consider employment law and the economy. But to what extent? Some surveys suggest that employers are already exercising caution.... read more