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Why businesses must start caring about the impact of Employee Relations

Why businesses must start caring about the impact of Employee Relations

Employee Relations (ER) should be a strategic must for any organisation concerned about positively impact their bottom line. Our founder, Peter Byrne, explains why.

Key changes to written statement of particulars

Key changes to written statement of particulars

Our senior solicitor Arwen Makin spoke to CIPHR to outline how amendments to statement of particulars would affect employers and HR teams over the coming year. Here's her critical insight.

Key SRA changes to have on your radar

Key SRA changes to have on your radar

Our founder, Peter Byrne explores developments across solicitors’ regulation which will impact internal – and external – operations during 2020.

Ethical Veganism capable of being a protected philosophical belief

Ethical Veganism capable of being a protected philosophical belief

Less than a week into the new decade, along came an Employment Tribunal (ET) judgment on an interesting case which has hit the headlines.

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.

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...

Brexit Checklist

Brexit Checklist

The UK's departure from the European Union will bring change for businesses of every size and sector. This blog contains a checklist to assist businesses with the various challenges and opportunities presented by Brexit, and to allow businesses to prepare as best as they can, whilst the terms of...

Employment Status Update – The Supreme Court's decision in Pimlico

Employment Status Update – The Supreme Court's decision in Pimlico

Last week saw the publication of the Supreme Court's judgment in the long-running Smith v Pimlico Plumbers litigation. Gary Smith had been engaged on a self-employed basis by Pimlico but later sought to challenge his status and claimed that he was a worker...

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