Business

Pregnancy discrimination: employee awarded £19k in tribunal claim win

An Employment Tribunal has once again shown employers the serious consequences of pregnancy discrimination by awarding an employee...

Discrimination claims: when the 3-month tribunal time limit doesn't apply

A recent tribunal decision has shown that the usual 3-month time limit for staff to bring discrimination claims against their employer...

Worker denied paid holiday entitled to claim for all missed holiday payments, says Court of Appeal

In another important ruling for the gig economy, the Court of Appeal has ruled that a worker who was wrongly classed as self-employed...

Living with covid – what does it mean for employers?

Across the UK, self-isolation requirements, contact tracing and free testing have either already disappeared or will do so over the...

What's in store from upcoming law

Here's a round-up of all the known legal changes that will (or may) affect small businesses in 2022....

Are you paying the Minimum Wage? Tribunal contradicts HMRC on what's relevant to the calculation

In a recent case, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has gone against HMRC guidance on which employee expenses are relevant when...

What documents does your business need? - Chasing debtors

Bad debts are a huge problem for many small businesses. In fact, according to recent research, more than 70 percent of small businesses...

What documents does your business need? - Buying & selling & Sharing the load.

The next part in our series of what documents your business may need, our next installment covers buying & selling products & services...

What documents does your business need? - Selling through your website & Renting a business premises.

Following on from our series of what documents your business may need, our next installment covers selling through your website and...

What documents does your business need? - Using external expertise & Creating a website.

Our next post from our series of what documents your business may need! In this post, we cover using external expertise and creating...

What documents does your business need? - Starting up & Protecting your ideas.

This is part one of a six-part series exploring what documents your business needs. This first blog discusses what documents your business...

Workers to get new health and safety protection

In December we reported that a trade union had won its High Court battle against the UK Government for failing to properly implement...