In the long anticipated decision of Lock vs British Gas Trading the Leicester Employment Tribunal has held that the Working Time Regulations 1998 (WTR) can be interpreted to provide that workers should receive normal remuneration during periods of annual leave. This includes commission or similar payments
Sainsbury's plans to focus on future innovations with the creation of 480 “specialist” new positions in London and Coventry, which will focus on digital, while tech boss says he is “structuring and equipping entrepreneurial teams”.
As the last few episodes of the popular television show Mad Men are set to start airing later this week, viewers have been treated to an inside look at the height of print advertising in the 1960’s. The lessons to be learnt are vast.
Shadow minister for business Chuka Umunna called for a halt in European Union (EU) directives being further strengthened before being applied to UK law, in an interview with Real Business.
Parliament has officially been dissolved and with only two months to go before the general election, political rhetoric is heating up. In an attempt to establish policy differentiation, all parties have articulated potential legislative change for various sectors.
Have you ever interviewed a potential candidate, finalised the job offer and induction process only to realise you’ve made a poor hiring decision? If so you are not alone and you’ll know how frustrating, time consuming and costly it can be.
The clock’s ticking for brands looking to capitalise on the Apple Watch as we count down to the big launch on Friday, April 24. OK, enough of the ‘time’ puns – but why should brands bother to launch an app on an expensive device which will likely soon be superseded by a version two?
The announcement that Labour plans to put into place a rule requiring employers to offer staff a permanent contract after three months of a zero-hours version, if it is elected to government, has been met with mixed reaction.
On-demand laundry and dry cleaning service Laundrapp has pocketed a £4m funding round from investors to drive expansion across the UK and increase marketing spend for improved customer awareness.
Google is not afraid to lure in top executive talent, as was shown by the hefty $70m the company paid Morgan Stanley's CFO Ruth Porat – enticing her to defect from her job in New York. Keen to secure “Wall Street's most powerful woman” the company offered Porat stock valued at $25m. But what is the company's true intentions?
Berlin, with its large and flourishing creative pool, attracting musicians, artists and young professionals from all over the world, could soon take over London as Europe’s startup capital.