Is your company ready for ‘fit notes’? If you’re unsure, then you are not alone. A new survey shows that a third of employers are unaware of the system replacing the 62-year old sick note, and a further 64% haven’t received any guidance on how to manage the new notes.
Tens of thousands of businesses could benefit from a loophole and receive VAT payback following the introduction of VAT on some Royal Mail services such as Parcelforce.
The phrase “all hands to the pump’ has been well used over the past week with staff who work in travel related roles, but can travel businesses suddenly ask their staff to work around the clock to cope with the huge upsurge in business? Victoria Russell, an employment law solicitor looks at the legal implications
A shareholders agreement is an agreement among the holders of shares in the start-up corporation. In general, such agreements address the following matters:
The National Fraud Authority has announced that fraud costs the UK economy £30bn each year. Of this, identity fraud is responsible for an estimated £1.2 billion per year. It is also one of the fastest growing crimes in the UK and a threat to all businesses.
An Australian banker caught on live TV showing a high interest rate in nearly-naked photos of supermodel Miranda Kerr has launched a viral video that has already drawn hundreds of thousands of views on YouTube – and fresh debate about employer Internet policies.
Heavy snowfall has disrupted commuters, shut schools and caused traffic chaos in many parts of the UK. So what are your rights if you couldn’t get into work or if you are an employer and your staff couldn’t make it in? We have asked Richard Nicolle, partner in Denton Wilde Sapte’s employment practice looks at some of the issues.
Survey findings highlight companies may be at risk of data theft despite 46 per cent of employees admitting they worry about information getting into the wrong hands
Businesses can benefit from being able to search for low cost online legal documents from a range of providers with the launch of APOD – The Association of Publishers of Online Legal Documents.
Businesses across all industries often look to collaborate with others for mutual advantage. It could be the pooling of resources for R&D; an investment agreement in which one party contributes cash while the other provides technical expertise; or a more complex arrangement involving a separate company with its own funding, management and staff.