Report calls for reform of Bribery Act

12 Nov 2014

The Bribery Act must be overhauled to help mid-sized businesses bolster Britain’s international trading performance, according to a new report. 


Over one million workers at risk from asbestos

12 Nov 2014

The average tradesperson could come into contact with asbestos more than 100 times a year, according to a new survey commissioned by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).


Institute issues warning over plans to scrap employment tribunal fees

12 Nov 2014

The Institute of Directors has voiced concern about Labour’s plans to abolish Employment Tribunal fees.


Major shake-up of zero hours contracts expected

12 Nov 2014

Major changes in the rules governing zero hours contracts could be on the horizon, judging by comments during the recent party conference season.


Fathers now entitled to attend antenatal appointments

12 Nov 2014

New employment laws have been introduced which allow fathers and partners to attend up to two antenatal appointments. 


Overtime should be included in holiday pay, rules EAT

12 Nov 2014

Employees have won a landmark case at the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT), who this month ruled that overtime should count in holiday pay.