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    News Category: Employment for Business

    • 5 August 2021

      Race discrimination in the workplace

      Race discrimination claims in the workplace were up 4% in the past year according to official figures from the Ministry of Justice and employment tribunals. Read more

    • 7 July 2021

      Six Employment Law updates your business needs to know about in 2021

      Employment law is a vital part of business, Robert Hickford Employment Solicitor and Partner reviews six changes of Employment Law in 2021 that may affect you and your business.  Read more

    • 11 May 2021

      Employment Law: Mental Health in the Workplace – Q&A

      The coronavirus pandemic has been cited as being responsible for a national increase in mental health conditions and referrals, triggered by social isolation and working at home.  For many, there is now the added degree of anxiety about returning to the workplace. Read more

    • 22 March 2021

      Brexit – Impact to Businesses

      In December 2020, the UK Government announced that they had reached a trade deal with the European Union, known as the Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA). Since 1 January 2021, businesses have had to adapt and make changes in line with the TCA. Read more

    • 9 February 2021

      Brexit: Employing EU citizens in the UK Q&A

      Brexit ended freedom of movement between the UK and EU, with the UK introducing an immigration system meaning that businesses who want to recruit or employ a workforce from outside the UK, will need to ensure that their applicants meet certain requirements and have permission to work and live in the UK. Read more

    • 28 January 2021

      Data Protection issues when considering Private workplace COVID-19 testing

      Every year, January 28th is marked as International Data Privacy Day, a united effort to empower individuals and encourage businesses to respect privacy. In this article Employment and Data Protection Solicitor, Robert Hickford considers Data Protection issues when implementing Private workplace COVID-19 testing. Read more

    • 5 January 2021

      Lockdown 3: What if an Employee Cannot Work from Home?

      As the Government announced plans for a third National Lockdown throughout England, businesses will be reassessing their work from home procedures as several businesses will need to remain open.  Read more

    • 4 January 2021

      Agency Workers Regulations 

      Do the Agency Workers Regulations 2010 entitle agency workers to the same rights regarding vacancies as directly recruited employees? The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) in Angard Staffing Solutions Ltd & Anor v Kocur & Anor held that they do not.  Read more

    • 14 December 2020

      Brexit: Employing EU citizens in the UK

      The UK is on course to leave the EU single market at the end of the year, which means the end of free movement of people too. Despite this, the Government has stated its commitment to protecting the rights of EU nationals and their family members who want to remain in the UK after Brexit. Read more

    • 11 December 2020

      Zero-hour contracts and employee rights: Q&A

      During the pandemic, many employees have had questions about their Employment rights in relation to zero-hour contacts. Read more