New laws to reduce the use of NDAs

NDAs

New laws to reduce the use of NDAs   With the implementation of new laws surrounding NDAs, employees will now be able to disclose information to police and lawyers, however experts warn that this, although a step in the right direction, will do little to tackle the issue of toxic cultures.   The government has… Continue reading

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HPC Law: Employment cases still increasing

ACAS

Employment cases still increasing   According to official figures released by the Advisory, conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS), the number of Claimants making claims against former employers had increased to nearly 40,000 from 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019.   As ACAS tries to settle disputes without the need for litigation, not all of… Continue reading

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Working during the hot weather

weather

Working during the hot weather With the UK in the middle of a heatwave and reports suggesting that we may see further increases in temperature as the week goes on, it is important that you take precaution as an employer to ensure that working conditions remain safe for your employees. We’ve put togther a few… Continue reading

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Are businesses ready to be transparent about CEO pay?

CEO

Are businesses ready to be transparent about CEO pay?   New regulations have been established for businesses with regards to CEO’s disclosing their salaries and this has created several implications with regards to how companies share CEO pay and also compare with other employees pay.   Regulations that apply in respect to financial years starting… Continue reading

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British Airways suffer very costly data breach

British Airways suffer  very costly data breach British Airways is facing the prospect of having to pay a record fine of £183 million for the breach of its security systems last year.   The airline who are owned by IAG, stated that it was ‘surprised and disappointed’ by the large penalty enforced by the International… Continue reading

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