Is HR prepared for a ‘NO-Deal’ Brexit?

No deal

Is HR prepared for a ‘NO-deal’ Brexit? With the uncertainty of the implications a ‘NO-deal’ Brexit will have on UK businesses, the Confederation of Business Industry (CBI) has warned UK establishments to resume preparations and planning in light of the 31st of October UK removal from the EU.   The CBI states although UK businesses… Continue reading


HPC Law: Employment cases still increasing


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


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


HR Hot Topic: Sex Discrimination Article

Sex discrimination

Sex Discrimination Article   This month we saw the Advertising Standards Agency’s anticipated ban on ‘harmful gender stereotypes’ in adverts, come into force. From the discussions we have listened to on the news and amongst peers and clients, it appears that the reaction to the enforcement is mixed; with some welcoming the change while others… Continue reading


Disability Discrimination


Disability Discrimination   As an employer, dealing with employees who have disabilities can present challenges such as the need to consider reasonable adjustments both before a person is employed, during the interview stage and then throughout the employment relationship.   When an employer has to manage disability-related absence – this can be particularly difficult. Employers… Continue reading