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National Living Wage – How will it impact you?_

Nick Phillips
31st March 2016

From tomorrow, 1st April 2016 the National Living Wage will come into effect. This will mean a 50p increase for all workers aged 25 and over who earn the minimum rate...

It’s the Christmas Party Season – Should employers be cautious?_

Nick Phillips
25th November 2015

As we launch head long into the festive season, employers look forward to their Christmas office parties with a certain amount of trepidation.

Caution Required for HR Managers_

Nick Phillips
18th September 2015

A recent case sends a clear message to business owners that their HR departments involvement in a disciplinary process must be carefully managed.

Commuting time is work_

Nick Phillips
11th September 2015

The European Court of Justice has ruled today that for workers with no fixed office, travel should count as working time under the EU Working Time Directive.

Obesity_

Nick Phillips
8th January 2015

A recent decision of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) is likely to impact employers in the UK.

Holiday Pay_

Nick Phillips
4th November 2014

Yesterday the Employment Appeal Tribunal made an important ruling with regard to holiday pay and overtime.