Many people’s New Year resolutions don’t even make it to the end of January – pledges to cut down on chocolates or to start going to the gym are well-meant but are rarely followed through.
A new survey conducted by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) is predicting a boost in employment in “almost every part” of the private sector.
A new government-backed strategy has been announced which will attempt to help reduce the number of working days lost as a result of illness.
Staff grooming standards, which have allegedly been put in place by the world renowned Dorchester Hotel, are being questioned, after employees pointed out that the rules do not apply to male and female staff members equally.
A new report suggests that the problem of late payments to small companies is “reaching chronic proportions”, with suggestions that only half of invoices are paid on time.
With the Christmas party season already in full swing, now is a good time to ensure all staff – directors and workers alike – understand what constitutes reasonable behaviour standards at office functions.
A company which had sought to turn up the heat under British Gas, by demanding tens of millions of pounds in royalties, has been unsuccessful after a court ruled their patent lacked an “inventive step.”
A HMRC investigation into illegal low pay in the care sector, which breaches National Minimum Wage (NMW) legislation, has resulted in thousands of workers receiving back pay.
Institutional investors and housebuilders with property portfolios across the UK could face increased administrative and compliance burdens as a result of a new property bill being introduced by the Welsh Assembly.
A well-known fashion commentator, who was taken to court after her former husband died, leaving behind debts totalling almost £300,000, has been told she does not have to pay the money to his creditors.