Work Suspension

Suspension from Work – What does the law say?

Posted by admin on June 27th, 2017

Suspension from Work – What does the law say? Any employer can suspend their employees at any time due to misconduct or any disciplinary issues. The reasons for suspension are usually set out in your contract or staff conduct manual […]

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Consumer Scenarios – what you can,cannot and should do

Posted by admin on August 10th, 2016

Today, we’ll be looking at 3 different customer scenarios for us. They are often frequent and can happen at any time. 1. You brought a second hand product and when you open the box it is broken– not by your fault, […]

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What is cyber crime and how can it affect you?

Posted by admin on July 27th, 2016

Cybercrime is any criminal offence committed via the internet and technology. Cyber crime is a huge business. Every day thousands of businesses up and down the country, as well as many individuals are hit by cybercrime. People trying to steal […]

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Let’s Talk about Holiday Leave

Posted by admin on July 25th, 2016

Summer is here! And when the sun’s out, you want to be out as well! It’s no secret that pulling sickies in summer is big business, so let’s talk about holidays for employees. The basic guide to understanding your rights. […]

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Gender Pay Gap Reporting

Posted by admin on May 4th, 2016

Last month the new living wage came into force and because of that inequality between pay has also been highlighted. New legislation has now been announced that will ensure companies with more than 250 employees will have to publish the […]

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How the new tax evasion laws could affect your business

Posted by admin on April 25th, 2016

Over the past month, following the panama papers, the government has announced a new tax evasion law. This comes after a huge leak of names of high-profile individuals using offshore tax havens. Amongst them was the prime minister’s father himself. […]

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How the new living wage could affect you and your business

Posted by admin on April 22nd, 2016

In previous blogs we’ve mentioned the new laws that came out in march and April. Today I’ll be looking at one in particular. The new national living wage. If you haven’t heard of the living wage campaign, here’s a bit […]

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A Boost for Small Businesses, a new Act

Posted by Asma on May 28th, 2015

On 26 March 2015, an agreement by both Houses on the text of the bill was passed into law for Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 (SBEE). This has paved the way for employers and businesses to improved access […]

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Abolition of Discrimination Questionnaires in Employment Cases

Posted by Vikesh Navsaria on April 9th, 2014

In April 2014, Discrimination Questionnaires shall be abolished as a result of a change in legislation. Current Position A Discrimination Questionnaire is effectively a list of questions that an employee (or former employee) can send to its employer (or former […]

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Julie McCallion

Posted by Asma on January 14th, 2014

[one_half] [/one_half] [one_half_last] [box type=”shadow”] Position: Solicitor Specialist in: Personal Injury Litigation Contact: 0116 2999 199 Social: [/box] [/one_half_last] Julie is the Head of the Personal Injury Department at Douglas Wemyss Solicitors LLP.  She entered the legal profession as a qualified […]

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