A landmark judgment from the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) to include overtime in holiday pay with potentially costly implications for UK businesses has been announced.
Grandparents will be able to take paid time off work for childcare under government plans to extend the existing shared parental leave, however policy announcement ‘may not be welcomed by employers'.
In his 2016 Budget, the Chancellor announced several changes which are of relevance to HR and employment.
What does a ‘vote leave’ mean for me as an employer? What will change, and how can I stay informed and advised?
I recently attended an afternoon networking group at #TheDoyleClub in St. Pauls, London. I do like this group – firstly, they meet in a bar, which is great, but more importantly, there are many friendly people there. I spoke to a number of people, as you do, and it always fascinates me how many business people do not know what HR is.
With the European Courts of Human Rights recently ruling that an organisation that read a worker's personal messages sent while he was at work was within its rights, I felt compelled to provide some guidance and warn businesses against ‘snooping’ on staff.
Sports Direct have been in the spotlight recently – for many things – but one issue is the highly controversial use of zero-hour contracts. But I would like to ask, why are they so bad and why are they so frowned upon within the media?