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...

European court ruling complicates overseas data transfers

If your business transfers anyone's personal data beyond the UK (particularly to the US), a recent ruling in the Court of Justice of...

Employers face fines if staff break self-isolation to go to work

Since 28 September 2020, there is a legal obligation on you to ensure your staff don't breach self-isolation rules in order to work...

Penalty contract clauses – enforceable or not?

You're negotiating a contract with a business who will supply a product. You really need it by a particular date to profit as much...

Third-party discrimination: why you still need to protect your staff

A recent case highlights that you should respond to the complaint in a reasonable way, otherwise the employee might bring a successful...