First Encouraging Women into Franchising Regional event in Wales as organisation marks its 10-year anniversary

Franchising 26 June 18

This month marked the first Encouraging Women into Franchising (EWIF) regional meeting to take place in Wales, following the newly amalgamated South West and Wales region...

Too hot to work? - A guide for employers

Employment and HR 25 June 18

With the summer well on its way and the temperature rising, work can be a pretty challenging place at this time of year. For some there may be a temptation to pull a ‘sickie’ and head to the beach...

Pimlico Plumbers: Supreme Court confirms plumber’s self-employment status was a sham

Employment and HR 13 June 18

In a long-awaited judgment relating to the “gig economy”, the Supreme Court has confirmed that a heating engineer who was engaged by Pimlico Plumbers allegedly on a self-employed basis was in fact a worker and was therefore entitled to basic employment rights...

Safeguarding your business from employee theft

Employment and HR 12 June 18

A recent case involving an employee convicted for stealing from his employer over a 23-year period has highlighted the risks involved for employers in placing a high degree of trust in their staff...

Limiting the effects of stress and mental illness in the workplace

Employment and HR 12 June 18

In May, we marked Mental Health Awareness Week 2018, and a study conducted by the Mental Health Foundation found that a greater proportion of younger people reported experiencing stress as compared to older generations...

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