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Christmas Over-Time is Here!

Christmas Over-Time is Here!

In the weeks and days leading up to Christmas, employers may wish for their staff to work additional hours to help assist with increase in customer demand or increase in production of orders for example...

Agency Workers

Agency Workers

According to Resolution Foundation research, the number of agency workers is set to reach one million by 2020 if current growth trends continue...

Revised Gender Pay Gap Reporting Regulations

Revised Gender Pay Gap Reporting Regulations

On 6 December 2016 the Government published a significantly revised version of the draft the Equality Act 2010 (Gender Pay Gap Information) Regulations regarding the obligation on large employers (with 250 or more employees) to report on gender pay gap data...

New Acas Guidance

New Acas Guidance

In recent months Acas have been busy publishing some useful guidance which HR professionals should be aware of...

Autumn Statement 2016 at a glance for HR/employers

Autumn Statement 2016 at a glance for HR/employers

Yesterday, the Chancellor presented his Autumn statement to Parliament. Here is a rundown of the measures introduced that effect HR and employment law...

To TUPE or not to TUPE?

To TUPE or not to TUPE?

What do we mean by TUPE? It is a piece of legislation called “The Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006” and TUPE affects many more businesses than you may think. In today’s evolving business market, it is more important than ever to know about the TUPE Regulations...

Disability Discrimination: Understanding the Equality Act

Disability Discrimination: Understanding the Equality Act

In the news this week, we were informed that almost one-fifth of people (18%) diagnosed with cancer face discrimination from employers or colleagues on return to work. This statistic followed research by the charity Macmillan...

ESP Law lawyer featured in HR Magazine on 'Changes to the taxation of termination payments'

ESP Law lawyer featured in HR Magazine on 'Changes to the taxation of termination payments'

The government has released draft legislation on proposed changes to the taxation of termination payments...

Uber drivers are Uber-Workers

Uber drivers are Uber-Workers

Last week an Employment Tribunal ruled that two drivers who provide services to Uber are 'workers' within the meaning of the employment law legislation...

Dismissing an employee – How to do it fairly

Dismissing an employee – How to do it fairly

It can often be a minefield when looking to terminate an employee’s employment. An employer must ensure they act fairly and reasonably in relation to any decision taken. In this blog, we have set out areas to consider before embarking on a dismissal process...

ESP Law solicitor featured in HR Magazine on 'The confidentiality of protected conversations'

ESP Law solicitor featured in HR Magazine on 'The confidentiality of protected conversations'

Some employers approach pre-termination negotiations (known as protected conversations) with trepidation...

Is your dress code policy outdated?

Is your dress code policy outdated?

Dress codes in the workplace have been hitting our headlines recently. In May this year, a woman was reportedly sent home from her job as a receptionist for refusing to comply with a dress code requiring her to wear two to four inch heels.