HPC Law – Case Law Update: January 2019

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HPC Law Update – January 2019 This month, Daniel Meyer-Lopez from HPC Law outlines some key case law updates.   Employee, worker or self-employed?   Over the last 12 months, there have been several decisions as to whether Claimants were self-employed, workers or employees. With the Uber and Hermes decisions ruling that taxi drivers and… Continue reading


The historic Brexit defeat and what it means for HR


The Brexit deal that Theresa May had been working on was rejected by MPs in Parliament. The deal that was put forward was rejected by both those who wanted to remain in the EU and those who wanted to leave. The outcome of the vote was one that was widely predicted and this has therefore… Continue reading


New Year, same stress – why mental health is prominent in the workplace


The majority of employees in the UK went back to work just after the turn of the New Year, and it is highly probable that after stepping back into the office that all the feelings of stress and anxiety that they left behind before Christmas are emerging once more.   The Health and Safety Executive… Continue reading


Workplace trends for HR in 2019


The past year has been very hectic in terms of HR. The fast moving technological methods are taking place across every industry, with more and more businesses using disruptive technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI). This is therefore impacting on the way in which we work and also the skills that are required for employees… Continue reading


Christmas Parties

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Everyone loves a good party, and Christmas presents the perfect opportunity to throw or hold a staff party. It has become the norm that when the festive season begins, a Christmas party is arranged for staff by the business. The Christmas party is often seen as a time for staff to unwind, relax and enjoy… Continue reading