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19th June 2018

Age discrimination in the workplace

As school leavers and graduates compete with an ageing population who need or want to work longer, there is an increasing risk to employers of employees bringing claims against them for age discrimination where they believe their career prospects have been adversely affected by how old they are.  This article outlines the main provisions of […]

22nd May 2018

GDPR: what employers need to do after D-Day (Part Two)

With the emphasis on complying with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulations now shifting to what needs to happen after 25 May 2018, we continue the discussion on how to ensure compliance is maintained. Record keeping and central register Although businesses employing fewer than 250 people are not obliged to maintain records about […]

6th March 2018

Snow Days – Your Obligations As An Employer

With last week’s extreme weather, many employers will have needed to deal with the question of how to deal with absences resulting from the bad weather such as snow days. For some, absence from work will have been caused by travel disruption and blocked roads; for others school closures will have caused last minute problems […]