Key Employment law developments in 2014

2014 has been one of the busiest we can remember in the world of Employment Law. What are some of the key changes you need to be aware of? Mandatory Acas Early Conciliation (EC) A new four-step Acas E...


Contracts of Employment

What particular clauses should we make sure we include? In addition to the obvious points – such as salary, holidays etc. What type of contract do I need? Firstly though, is the individual an employee...


How do you sleep at night?

Running a business is stressful.  Is there anything you can do to reduce the stress – and help you get a good night’s sleep? Some risks you can do nothing about.  Many risks though can be avoided or r...


Golden rules of Discipline and Dismissal

It is still a difficult environment for employers – even with the introduction of fees payable by claimants if they want to bring a claim in the employment tribunal. But, if we follow certain rules, w...