Thousands of people are now working from home in the UK due to the Coronavirus outbreak and one HR and employment specialist is urging business owners not to panic; as he believes one positive to come from this could be that employers actually see an increase in productivity from this model of working. Employment Law Solicitors Online, one of Lancashire’s…
Jamie Carragher has found himself on the front page of the newspapers this week after committing a ‘huge mistake in a moment of madness’ when he reacted badly to a Manchester United fan goading him after the Old Trafford showdown with his old club Liverpool.
A UKIP parliamentary candidate has been found guilty of manslaughter after a workman died whilst working within his property.
An oil-rig supervisor has had his racial harassment claim upheld after he overheard his superior using the ‘n-word’. The supervisor, who is black, made a complaint to his employer after he overheard his Manager say “All I have done is work like a f***ing n*****.”
4 April 2018 is the deadline for large UK employers in the private sector to report gender pay gap figures.
Two of the UK’s high profile chain of restaurants have been fined an undisclosed sum after it failed to pay workers the National Minimum Wage.
A survey by the Labour Force found that teachers in our secondary schools are three times more likely to be assaulted at work than any other workers.
In an important decision that strengthens the hand of employers facing hard times, the High Court has ruled that a financial services company had legitimate business reasons for placing a highly-paid bond trader on garden leave.
Unsolicited marketing messages are a modern scourge that causes upset to millions. However, in a case that showed that the authorities are far from powerless to deal with such abuses, a claims management company that sent more than 2.2 million texts received fines totalling £130,000.
The distinction between taxable remuneration arising from employment and tax-free compensation for the surrender of employment rights is a crucial one but has proved perennially tricky. In a test case of critical importance to professional sports clubs and their players, a tribunal ruled that termination payments made to two Premier League footballers fell on the tax-exempt side of the line.