Illegal gas work costs landlord £15,000
A landlord has been given a suspended prison sentence and ordered to pay fines and costs totalling almost £15,000 for endangering a family after authorising illegal gas work.
SSP changes on way for employers
Employers’ statutory sick pay (SSP) record-keeping requirements are to be abolished from next month.
The Court of Appeal has ruled that post-termination victimisation is unlawful under the Equality Act 2010.
Get ahead on employment law
Business owners, managers and HR professionals all need to stay up-to-date on the latest developments in employment law and occupational health and safety.
To disclose or not to disclose?
by Lara Murray (Basildon) and Karl Barnes (Thurrock).
Get up to date on health and safety posters
The 2009 Health and Safety law poster replaces the version published in April 1999 and must be displayed from 5 April 2014.
Service targets sickness absence
Employers will soon be able to refer employees to a new Health and Work Service to help combat workplace sickness absence.
Hopes high for new guidance
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has revised guidance in relation to working at height.
Acas issues guidance on discrimination Q&As
Employment relations body Acas has published new guidance on asking and responding to questions relating to discrimination in the workplace.
New statutory payment rates confirmed
New rates for statutory sick, maternity, paternity and adoption pay have now been confirmed. Employers need to be aware that from 6 April 2014: