From 5 April, Shared Parental Leave will be available to eligible parents. In the fourth of our five-part employment law series, we examine what the benefits to employees will be and what it will cost employers
In the third of five pieces examining the most important changes or new arrivals to employment law, we take a look at the new Fit for Work programme – a new government initiative set up to help businesses manage sick leave.
Most businesses know that intellectual property (IP) is important but many, especially SMEs are not really sure how to make the most of it.
The president of Mexico is on a state visit to the UK this week to build up trade and export links between the two nations.
As part of our comprehensive look at the big employment law issues for 2015, our second of five articles examines the rise of zero-hours contracts and what they mean for business owners.
James Lyons, partner at law firm Ashfords, explains the different ways businesses can interact with the capital markets, and what the pluses and minuses of doing so are.
A key challenge for any CFO or FD is how to balance day-to-day “heartbeat” responsibilities with significant one-time projects.
Dawn Jackson, payroll product manager at Access Group, addresses what SMEs need to know about auto-enrolment to avoid hefty fines.
In the first of five articles looking at the biggest upcoming developments in employment law, we first touch on the prickly topic of equal pay and what businesses must do to protect against legal action.
What happens when the directors and shareholders in a private company are the same people and those individuals no longer see eye to eye?
Ben Stepney casts his eye over sick pay reform and discusses the challenges SMEs face when trying to juggle employment law rights for their staff and turning a profit.