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Can I give my home to my children as a gift?
Gifting your home can seem like an attractive solution, perhaps to help fun
Can I contest an allegation of using a mobile phone while driving?
Often cases involving use of a mobile phone while driving depend on witness
How do I create a settlement agreement?
Settlement agreements are used to end an employment relationship on agreed
How does GDPR affect me as an employer?
To comply with GDPR (the General Data Protection Regulation) you need to be
From the Blog
With the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) now in force, the focus on privacy and data protection throughout the European Union is stronger than ever. ‘Transparency’ and ‘accountability’ are principles that run through the core of GDPR and one of the key changes is the need for organisations to provide people with extensive information about […]17th July 2018
BT fall foul of privacy laws after sending customers spam emails without consent
British Telecommunications plc (BT) has been slapped with a £77,000 fine by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) after sending nearly five million nuisance emails to customers. An investigation found that the emails sent between December 2015 and November 2016 relating to charity initiatives were marketing messages, rather than simple service messages. Because customers had not […]
Top tips on dealing with sickness absence
Every week the Beswicks’ employment team answers dozens of questions from employers. We know first-hand the issues that are causing business-owners and HR professionals, sleepless nights. One of the biggest headaches is how to handle absenteeism, so we thought it might be useful to share with you the top three HR questions that we have received so far this year on this hot topic.
Are you up-to-speed with the pre-action protocol for debt?
On 1 October 2017 a new pre-action protocol for debt claims came into force, which aims to encourage early engagement between parties, avoiding the need for court proceedings.
Is a work email address personal data under GDPR?
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is raising many questions among employers, not least whether a work email address should be regarded as personal data.