With employees likely continue to work remotely well in to 2021, legal expert Debbie Sadler explains what businesses should be doing to ensure they remain within legal HR structures.
We turned to the experts for advice on how to ensure you stay within the law when dismissing employees. Hear direct from some of the top legal experts in the UK about how to avoid an unfair dismissal claim.
Human Resources and Employment Lawyer, Sarah Calderwood explains the rules when it comes to employers asking staff to get the Covid-19 vaccine.
With GDPR now only one month away from coming into effect, Real Business’s first webinar of 2018 focussed on what British business owners need to do to avoid costly fines and penalties under the new data protection rules.
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.
Legal experts Laura Conway and Blair Adams explain why restrictive covenants can help a business protect its assets after a member of staff leaves.
Claire O’Brien, head of IP litigation at law firm Mills & Reeve, uses a recent high-profile case to discuss the best approach to take when you want to protect your brand.
If you ask any entrepreneur, they will tell you that starting a business from the ground up is one of the most fulfilling and rewarding experiences anyone can have; the joy of creating something and seeing it flourish is truly special. However, getting to that point isn't the easiest thing to do.
With RIT Capital Partners announcing it has walked away from a potential £5bn merger with UK rival Alliance Trust, it now joins a long line of M&A deals before it, both public and private, which have collapsed late in the day.
In a speech on 5 November 2015, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) criticised firms for letting “legal privilege become an unnecessary barrier” in sharing the output of internal investigations with the FCA. The speech confirmed the FCA expects firms to share the core product of investigations with it.
When you have an in-house team bound by the company contracts and employment laws, it’s a different prospect to outsourcing vital business processes to third parties. It’s vital you know where you stand legally in a dispute or you may find yourself in a risky and unpleasant situation.
A shake of a hand may seem enough if you are going into business with a family member, friend or former work colleague and even staff you take on, but don’t leave anything to chance when it comes to protecting the business, warns Marc Jones, partner and employment law specialist at Turbervilles Solicitors.