Following recent allegations of a bullying culture in Westminster, bullying in the workplace has once again become a topical issue. So what legal obligations do employers face to ensure bullying-free workplaces?
Your business is GDPR compliant ahead of deadline, but the job’s not done until your staff are clued up. If they know next to nothing about it, all that hard work will be ineffective, says Nigel Davies, founder of digital workplace Claromentis.
With research showing that nearly half of high-skilled EU workers are considering leaving the UK in the next five years, George Koureas, a partner at immigration law firm Fragomen, explains what SME owners can do to retain EU talent.
There have been political tensions between Russia and many western nations for several years. Sanctions have been imposed on Russia since 2014, by the US and the EU as a result of their interpretation of the situation in Crimea and Eastern Ukraine, which Russia disputes.
Irish UFC fighter Conor McGregor recently attacked a bus full of fellow fighters. His actions had significant consequences. Not only was he arrested, three competitors were pulled from arguably the UFC’s biggest card of the year.
Kemi Badenoch admitted to hacking another MP’s website as a prank, before she was elected. But while she may have been forgiven for the deed, it has flung the CMA back into headlines.
The European General Data Protection Regulation, also referred to as GDPR, is one of the most pressing considerations facing any business today, with the deadline for compliance fast approaching.
The deadline for the first gender pay gap reports has now passed, with the alleged difference in median hourly wages being 18.4 per cent.
If you are setting up a family business, it is sensible to consider what could happen to it if your relationship breaks down.
Since the Grenfell Tower fire in London last year, fire safety in tower blocks has been brought to the forefront of UK workplace health and safety, writes Peninsula law health and safety director, Russell Corlett.
With the introduction of GDPR two months away (25 May), the news this week regarding Cambridge Analytica and the Facebook data breach involving data of approximately 50m Facebook users, should be a lesson to every business of the real risks under GDPR.
GDPR will come into effect in fewer than 100 days, so now is the time for businesses everywhere to assess the way employee and customer data is processed and held. Direct mail provider, Pepper, explains the changes it has made to ensure compliance.