What happens when an employee simply doesn’t turn up to work one day? As an employer, you have an obligation to ensure their safety at work, and even when they’re not there, such as when you encounter an empty desk with no prior warning or notice. Although there might be a genuine reason for an unsolicited absence, there is a chance that the employee might have taken another job. In this case, you need to be armed with the right legal information to deal with the situation effectively.
With the threat of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit now a strong possibility, some companies are focused on continuing business as usual and ignoring the risk, whilst others are understandably putting off entering into new material contracts. Either course presents adverse financial consequences and begs the question, can a company protect its investment by use of Brexit clauses?
After the developers of Fortnite took legal action against the organisers of a disastrous live event based on the computer game, businesses should understand their legal options if a third-party has caused reputational damages to their brand.
All employees have the right to feel safe and secure in their places of work, as they should in all aspects of their lives. But what happens when a person is violated sexually at work? I want to tell you about a victim who is taking on the financial might of a City institution to fight for her rights.
It’s all well and good sharing business-related information with your staff, but what happens when they leave? If you don’t set the legal grounding for what ex-employees can and can’t say about your company, you risk your competitors finding out things about your set-up that you don’t want them to know about.
There is no quick fix available to become GDPR compliant. Big businesses continue to be hit with massive fines as we speak. So employers large and small must continue to invest in ways to remain ‘data ethical’ in 2019 and beyond. Using my experience in data intelligence, I suggest five key areas businesses should be looking at to achieve GDPR compliance.
Attention all SMEs: Tax, like all other things in life, is going digital. Make sure you and your business remains compliant whilst these changes are being made. Here’s my advice for you.
An unsecure business site is not only a security threat for customers, it can turn them off your brand for good. Our research provided exclusively for Real Business shows you exactly what customers are thinking when they click on unsecure sites.
Christian Smith and Charles Goldblatt explain the purpose and key measures in the new disclosure pilot scheme – and what impact this will have on businesses affected.
Who are the UK’s biggest taxpayers? How much did they contribute to the economy last year? Among the top-tier payers are EasyJet’s Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, and James Dyson (despite the fact he’s planning on moving his HQ to Singapore).
These are the areas of business that are most likely to face fraud threats this year.
Ongoing legal action by JK Rowling against her personal assistant has put the spotlight on the issue of employee fraud in SMEs.