While some employers may provide bereavement leave as part of their company policy, the law currently only offers the right to take the time necessary to deal with the emergency and plan the funeral arrangements.
You’ll no doubt have heard someone utter with a weary sigh, “it’s health and safety gone mad.” And you might find yourself agreeing with it at times, too. Especially if it feels like you’re putting in too much effort on legislation that has seemingly little value to your business.
What’s happened so far?
Theresa May, the new Prime Minister, announced in October that she would use parliamentary sovereignty to trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty by the end of March 2017.
As a business, you’re committed to providing the National Living Wage to all employees over 25, but many employers are finding that signing up to the Living Wage scheme has far-reaching benefits for their company.
There are two types of notice which can apply upon a termination of employment – statutory and contractual. Statutory notice is the minimum required by law. You can choose to give notice over and above this amount, but never less than it. Here’s what you need to know to get it right.
This employment law guide explores the basics of employment contracts and handbooks and offers guidance on how to avoid common pitfalls.
Social Media is a vast part of the 21st century generation, with most companies and businesses relying on online platforms to engage and interact with their customers and clients.
A report by accountancy firm Deloitte revealed the news that the gender pay gap would not be eliminated until 2069, so what does this mean?
Take a look at these key steps by Peninsula to ensure that your disciplinary investigation is conducted correctly.