The government will unveil plans to improve workers’ rights and bolster the power of agencies to enforce labour market standards. But what will they need to be aware of – and what impact will this news have.
With little over a month until the deadline for GDPR compliance, a recent poll conducted by the Federation of Small Businesses found more than 90% of the UK’s small firms are still not ready for the new regulation.
I don’t want to panic you, but we’re already 18 days into the new year, and while some may already be breaking their New Year’s Resolutions – others may be yet to make them!
The corporate environment is changing, with leaders facing increasing personal responsibility for the reputations and ethical standing of the organisations they oversee.
The Criminal Finances Act gives HMRC a global mandate to pursue the possible facilitation of tax evasion anywhere in the world if it involves a UK tax liability.
When your company grows, so too do your legal obligations. For example, if you foresee your business making an annual turnover of £36m, then you’ll need to start crafting a modern slavery statement. But did you know it should still be on your radar no matter your size?
Ino-Vape is a vaping supplies and accessories specialist based in Solihull. Only a few years ago, you’d have been hard-pressed to find someone that knew what vaping was – and now it’s so popular it’s developed almost cult following.
Unless you have been living in a cave, you will not have escaped the headlines of the Americanism known as the gig economy. This is now an increasingly popular way of working, especially with the millennial generation.
The UK government launched its five year National Cyber Security Strategy in November 2016, investing £1.9bn to protect UK businesses from cyber attacks and make the country the safest place to live and do business online.
While financial technology entrepreneurs have put the UK on the map of late, there is still for banking innovation to shake up dormant service offerings.
If a member of staff fails to live up to your dress code expectations, you’re legally entitled to dismiss him/her. Sometimes, however, it’s tricky to pinpoint if your demands are reasonable. If not, you could find yourself in a court battle, as was the case when Nicola Thorp was fired for refusing to wear high heels.
Whilst the GDPR will introduce significant changes to data protection legislation – completely overhauling the current legal framework – many bosses still haven’t given thought as to whether current processes comply with the new law.