Is it too hot to work? The argument for maximum workplace temperatures heats up

A lady uses a fan in a warm office. How how is too hot to work?

July’s record heatwave had people asking: is it too hot to work? A motion to cap temperatures was recently laid before parliament.

Trade Union updates – July 2022

Keep up-to-date with the latest legal news, cases and changes.

Discrimination updates – July 2022

The latest news and updates surrounding discrimination in the workplace.

Calculation of annual leave entitlement for part-year workers – the final judgment

A judgment handed down by the Supreme Court could have a significant impact on educational establishments employing people on zero-hour and term-time-only contracts.

Employment Law Update

Despite the absence of legislative progress, the last few months have resulted in some key employment case law decisions, which we have summarised in this article.

Secondment Agreements – practical and legal considerations for employers

An employer can use a secondment agreement to loan an employee to another part of the same organisation or another employer completely. If done correctly, the arrangement can benefit both employer and employee.

Time to learn – employment training in 2022

Dan Graham and Emily Linsdell at table

We offer a number of paid-for training events designed to support organisations in their day to day management.

The way employers carry out right to work checks is set to change from 6 April

The Home Office has announced changes to how employers undertake right-to-work checks for employees and prospective employees.

Care Sector Update: Can overseas skilled workers help bridge your recruitment gap?

As of 15 February 2022, it is now possible for UK care sector businesses to sponsor migrant and home care workers such as:

Care assistants
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Companies banned from withholding hospitality staff tips under new plans

One hundred per cent of tips will go to staff under new government plans to overhaul tipping practices in the hospitality industry.