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A quick guide to employment status

A quick guide to employment status

Companies often engage people to carry out work in a number of different ways, depending on the nature of the work involved and the type of relationship that they want to have. However, it is crucial that companies ensure they are putting the right contracts in place with each person. Different...

What does the Taylor Review mean for HR?

What does the Taylor Review mean for HR?

The Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices (the Review) was published last week. Commissioned by Theresa May shortly after she became Prime Minister last summer, the independent review examined how employment practices need to change in order to keep pace with modern business models,...

10 tips for managing sickness absence

10 tips for managing sickness absence

We understand that managing sickness absences can be problematic at times for employers. It is important, however, to manage absences pro-actively, reasonably and fairly. To assist employers we have put together our top 10 tips...

ESP Law solicitor featured in HR Magazine – 'Political uncertainty means HR issues hang in the balance'

ESP Law solicitor featured in HR Magazine – 'Political uncertainty means HR issues hang in the balance'

The UK general election on 8 June produced a surprise result for many. In a bruising result the Conservatives lost their overall majority, leaving them to form a minority government with the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP). At the time of going to press a deal had just been finalised...

Shared Parental Pay: Are we required to enhance ShPP if we offer enhanced maternity pay?

Shared Parental Pay: Are we required to enhance ShPP if we offer enhanced maternity pay?

The answer is possibly – an Employment Tribunal has just upheld a claim of direct sex discrimination from a male employee who complained that he did not receive full pay during a period of shared parental leave, when the employer offered female employees on maternity leave up to 14 weeks’ full...

Gender Pay Gap Reporting – Latest News

Gender Pay Gap Reporting – Latest News

ACAS has issued revised guidance on the gender pay gap reporting obligations...

Do all hours of sleep-in shifts count for the purposes of the National Minimum Wage?

Do all hours of sleep-in shifts count for the purposes of the National Minimum Wage?

The EAT last week handed down judgment in the case of Royal Mencap Society v Tomlinson-Blake, a decision which has been awaited by numerous businesses, particularly those in the care home sector, given that it addresses the issue of whether employees who sleep-in are working for National Minimum...

ESP Law solicitor featured in HR Magazine – Legal-ease: Gender pay gap reporting

ESP Law solicitor featured in HR Magazine – Legal-ease: Gender pay gap reporting

The gender pay gap reporting legislation will require employers with 250 or more employees to publish information about the gender pay gap in their organisation every year...

April 2017 - What HR needs to know

April 2017 - What HR needs to know

Changes are on the horizon for April 2017 and we have set out below some of the key changes that HR will need to be aware of...

Budget 2017 – what does HR need to know?

Budget 2017 – what does HR need to know?

The Chancellor, Philip Hammond, used yesterdays’ Spring Budget to launch a series of measures aimed at boosting technical skills and productivity and raising tax contributions from workers who are self-employed or who operate through limited companies...

Holiday pay update

Holiday pay update

The long running debate on holiday pay has reached an end…well at least for now! The Supreme Court has refused permission for British Gas to appeal the holiday pay case brought by Mr Lock...

ESP Law solicitor featured in HR Magazine - Legal lowdown: Are you paying staff correctly?

ESP Law solicitor featured in HR Magazine - Legal lowdown: Are you paying staff correctly?

With several big firms being fined for failing to pay the minimum wage, it's time to check your processes...