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A fantastic event at #ESPLawLive!

A fantastic event at #ESPLawLive!

Around 80 delegates, nearly 20 members of staff and one major decision – #ESPLawLive was an interactive workshop to remember!

Are you ready for SMCR?

Are you ready for SMCR?

On 9th December 2019, the Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SMCR) will come into force for all firms authorised under the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000.

We are hiring! Employment Lawyer vacancy

We are hiring! Employment Lawyer vacancy

ESP Law is seeking an experienced and talented employment law practitioner to join its brilliant legal team.

Thomas Cook – what this means for employers and employees

Thomas Cook – what this means for employers and employees

Thomas Cook has been in the headlines over the past few weeks in respect of its insolvency and the loss of thousands of jobs in the UK and worldwide.

We’ve been nominated for the employment law firm of the year award!

We’ve been nominated for the employment law firm of the year award!

Fantastic news! The ESP Law Ltd team has been shortlisted for ‘Employment Law Firm of the Year’ in the Personnel Today Awards 2019.

Reducing ill health-related job losses proposals – what this means for staff

Reducing ill health-related job losses proposals – what this means for staff

On 15th July, the Government commenced consultation on a new package of proposals designed to reduce ill health-related job losses.

Welcome to MyHRCases!

Welcome to MyHRCases!

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.

Employers must have a system for measuring daily working hours of all workers

Employers must have a system for measuring daily working hours of all workers

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...

We are Legal Week award-winners!

We are Legal Week award-winners!

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.

April 2019: Employment law changes

April 2019: Employment law changes

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...

New Acas guidance – Age discrimination for employers

New Acas guidance – Age discrimination for employers

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...

Hermes – paving the way for “workers”?

Hermes – paving the way for “workers”?

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...