Amidst reports of increasing deal activity in the market, here are some of the key employment law issues that should be kept in mind when considering purchasing the shares of another business in the UK.
Recent cases have left employers exposed to large potential claims for holiday pay arrears.
Research released today suggests that discrimination on the basis of age, gender and employment status is highest in mid-sized businesses.
Here is the truth about six common workplace misconceptions.
Employers could face being forced to make more allowances for obese staff as the European Court of Justice (ECJ) will tomorrow consider whether obesity should for the first time be deemed a disability.
This article looks at the key changes in employment legislation which all came into effect on 6 April 2014, how they will affect employers, and what practical steps employers should take to make sure they are prepared.
Bosses are being urged to be vigilant as a raft of employment law changes come into force over the next few months, which started 31 January with amendments to the TUPE regulations which affect companies that are being bought and sold.
Over the past ten years there has been a dramatic increase in employment tribunals (ET), with single and accepted employment claims increasing from approximately 135,000 in 2001 to approximately 220,000 in 2011 – a rise of 63 per cent (Ministry of Justice figures).
What are the three main changes to employment law that business owners need to be aware of?
The introduction of employment tribunal fees for claimants is likely to benefit small businesses.
How will the introduction of employment tribunal fees later this month affect SMEs? Prolegal's head of employment, Adrian Hoggarth, explains.
Employment law isn't everything; HR needs a human approach, says Pam Rogerson.