With the current law on pay statements set to change from April this year, we take a look at what employers need to be aware of and the key steps every business needs to put in place to get ahead of the April legislation changes. The present law on pay statements from section 8 of […]
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The legislation that governs Employment Law on breaks can be confusing. Not everyone has a complete understanding of the rights afforded to workers and the responsibilities assumed by employers. In fact, both employees and employers often struggle to answer relatively simple questions on the subject. Should your employees receive an hour-long lunch break by law? […]
The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM 2015) came into force on the 6th April 2015 to replace CDM 2007. The purpose of the CDM Regulations 2015 is to improve health and safety by placing duties on everyone involved in the Construction Industry. The aim of this guide is to give you a practical […]
Keeping up with changes in HR legislation can be a minefield, its worth double checking that you have the right employee policies and procedures in place. Wirehouse HR and Employment Law Consultant Jenefer Livings reviews the 5 key April Employment Law changes all businesses should be aware of. 1. Increases in Wage Rates The rates […]
Equal pay for equal work has come a long way. But has it come far enough? Just over 100 years ago, British women celebrated the first steps towards full, female enfranchisement. However, despite this momentous political shift, the economic realities faced by most British women have proven far more resistant to change. So resistant to […]
It’s easy for employers to go into auto-pilot mode when dealing with employees, especially when they’ve dealt with very similar situations in the past. We always recommend our clients speak to us about each individual case as the below examples show, not every situation works the way you’d always expect it to. We review 5 […]
Health and safety legislation is constantly evolving and the HSE regularly promote new safety campaigns or issue safety alerts. We understand that it’s not easy for businesses to keep up to date with legislation changes in 2019, so read our round-up of key Health and Safety news. HSE Farm Inspections in 2019 The HSE have […]
Health and Safety policies are an essential means of reducing and mitigating risks in the workplace. Though all policies will share some common features, there are also many factors that are unique to a particular environment. With this in mind, we review the unique challenges that come with delivering effective school Health and Safety. What […]