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Fantastic news! The ESP Law Ltd team has been shortlisted for ‘Employment Law Firm of the Year’ in the Personnel Today Awards 2019.
31st Jul 2019 by Kerry Byrne in ESP News
On 15th July, the Government commenced consultation on a new package of proposals designed to reduce ill health-related job losses.
25th Jul 2019 by Lucy Gordon in Legal Updates
We are incredibly proud to have launched a cloud-based case management solution to help HR and ER professionals manage increased workloads and complex employment law issues.
11th Jul 2019 by Kerry Byrne in ESP News
A recent ECJ decision has raised serious concerns as to whether the UK’s record keeping rules comply with the Working Time Directive. The ECJ confirmed that all employers in EU member states should be required to establish an objective, reliable and accessible system for measuring their...
11th Jun 2019 by Rafia Ahmad in Legal Updates
ESP Law has clinched a significant industry accolade highlighting how we help organisations tackle increased employee relations (ER) workloads and spiralling costs from employment tribunals.
30th May 2019 by Kerry Byrne in ESP News
1. The government’s ‘Good work plan’, published in December 2018, made a commitment to increase the penalties for employers that repeatedly breach their employment law obligations. Tribunals have the power to impose a £5,000 ‘aggravated breach’ penalty on...
2nd Apr 2019 by Rafia Ahmad in Legal Updates
Acas has published new guidance on age discrimination for employers. Age discrimination at work – treating someone unfairly because of age – is against the law apart from in very limited circumstances...
14th Feb 2019 by Rafia Ahmad in Legal Updates
A new "self-employed plus" arrangement between Hermes and its couriers will provide the couriers with individually negotiated pay rates allowing them to earn at least £8.55 per hour, plus holiday pay for up to 28 days a year on a pro rata basis...
13th Feb 2019 by Rafia Ahmad in Legal Updates
One of our previous blogs 'Payslips and Variable Pay' highlighted forthcoming legislation that makes changes to the obligations on employers to provide payslips to staff. In December, new guidance was published to help employers understand the new legislation...
18th Jan 2019 by Lucy Gordon in Legal Updates
The recent CJEU decision in Max-Planck-Gesellschaft v Shimizu shows that employers are required to “diligently” bring to the attention of employees the fact that annual leave entitlement will be lost if not taken during the leave year...
8th Nov 2018 by Nina Robinson in Legal Updates
Key points for employers to consider following the Budget announced on 29th October 2018...
31st Oct 2018 by Nina Robinson in Legal Updates
A popular benefit provided by employers to employees to help manage their childcare costs is to close to new entrants imminently. The Childcare Voucher Scheme, which has been open for the past 30 years, is being replaced by a new government initiative called Tax Free Childcare.
18th Oct 2018 by Rafia Ahmad in Legal Updates