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Understanding the relation of the UK’s Gig Economy and Employment Law: A Practical Overview
Employment Law

Understanding the relation of the UK’s Gig Economy and Employment Law: A Practical Overview

19 February 2024

The UK’s gig economy, fuelled by digital platforms and independent contractors, has grown exponentially in recent years. This presents exciting opportunities for businesses, and as an employer, it is crucial to comprehend the intricate relationship between the gig economy and employment law. Defining the Gig Economy The gig economy, characterised by short-term and flexible work […]

Top Challenges in Employment Law for UK Businesses and How to Address Them
Employment Law

Top Challenges in Employment Law for UK Businesses and How to Address Them

27 October 2023

Employment law is a complex and ever-evolving area of law. For businesses, navigating the intricacies of employment law can be challenging. Employers must remain compliant with the law, as failing to do so can lead to costly legal disputes, damage to a company’s reputation, and financial penalties. Let’s look at some of the top challenges in employment […]

Busting Employment Law Misconceptions: Get your facts straight
Employment Law

Busting Employment Law Misconceptions: Get your facts straight

23 October 2023

In the complex landscape of employment law, misconceptions can lead employers astray, potentially resulting in legal pitfalls. Employers must have a clear understanding of their obligations and rights. Let’s debunk some common employment law misconceptions to help employers navigate the legal terrain effectively. Misconception 1: Employers Have Absolute Discretion in Employment Contracts Fact: Employment contracts […]

How to Promote Workplace Wellbeing
Employment Law

How to Promote Workplace Wellbeing

20 July 2023

Creating a culture of workplace wellbeing is crucial for fostering a positive and productive work environment.

The Importance of Hiring an Immigration Solicitor for Your Visa Application: A Valuable Asset for Employers
Immigration Law

The Importance of Hiring an Immigration Solicitor for Your Visa Application: A Valuable Asset for Employers

26 June 2023

Navigating the complex and ever-evolving landscape of UK immigration law can be a daunting task, especially for employers looking to hire foreign talent. In today’s globalised world, attracting skilled professionals from around the world is crucial for business growth and competitiveness. To ensure a smooth and successful visa application process, UK employers may find it […]

A Comprehensive Guide to Redundancy Law in England 2023
Employment Law

A Comprehensive Guide to Redundancy Law in England 2023

07 June 2023

As a UK-based law firm, we recognise the significance of staying well-informed about the legal requirements in our country. Here is a comprehensive guide to the redundancy law in England. Redundancy is a crucial aspect of employment law, impacting both employers and employees alike. By thoroughly understanding the legal framework surrounding redundancy, you can confidently […]

<strong>How to Handle Grievances in the Workplace: Best Practices and Legal Requirements</strong>
Grievances

How to Handle Grievances in the Workplace: Best Practices and Legal Requirements

22 May 2023

Effectively handling grievances in the workplace is essential for maintaining a harmonious work environment and preventing legal disputes. Here are some practices and legal requirements to navigate the grievance process. Handling grievances effectively in the workplace is crucial for maintaining a positive work environment and ensuring fair treatment of employees. By understanding how to handle […]

A Guide to Sponsor Licence Applications
Business Immigration

A Guide to Sponsor Licence Applications

28 March 2023

The main visa route available for non-British and Irish nationals wanting to work in the UK is now the Skilled Worker visa. The Skilled Worker visa is a sponsorship system: a foreign worker cannot simply apply for this visa unaided. Applicants need a job offer from a UK-based organisation willing to employ them before they […]

What should employers include in their staff handbook.
Employment Law

What should employers include in their staff handbook.

28 March 2023

All employers want to have a workforce that has high productivity and a low staff turnover. To achieve this, your employer should implement a Staff Handbook which contains workplace rules, standards, and procedures. Here, we provide an outline of what employers should include in their staff handbook. What is a staff handbook? A staff handbook […]

<strong>What to do if your Sponsor Licence is Downgraded, Suspended, or Revoked</strong>
Business Immigration

What to do if your Sponsor Licence is Downgraded, Suspended, or Revoked

27 February 2023

UKVI is constantly assessing and checking if employers are meeting their sponsor licence obligation and duties, and if not, they may take action that prevents them from continuing to sponsor overseas workers. Employers may have their licence suspended, downgraded or revoked for non-compliance. In this post, we look at what to do if your sponsor […]

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