Posted: Author: David Roath

The Rise and Fall of Zero Hours Contracts

In the run up to the election, I have been keeping a close eye on the employment law proposals of the major political parties. Unusually, there is consensus amongst the parties in that all of them commit to addressing the issue of zero hours contracts. As a concept, the zero hours contract has recently become… Read more »

Posted: Author: James McNeil

How can you be bound by something you haven’t even signed?

At first glance it’s almost a nonsensical question as there surely must be no circumstances under which a person can be bound by something he hasn’t actually signed. However, if you take a step back and consider how businesses use agents, then it is actually very common for an agent to bind a business where… Read more »

Posted: Author: David Roath

Harassment – Are you taking it seriously?

I have today read a case which is all too familiar on its facts. It is not ground breaking in terms of the law but it is useful for a number of reasons in that it:- • illustrates the risk in terms of injury to feelings awards; • serves as a reminder to employers of… Read more »

Posted: Author: Stephanie Bermudez

Why events should be a key part of your marketing strategy

Recently there has been a lot of focus on building relationships online; in particular the mining of the statistics that you can gather from social media. I believe that most companies now understand the benefits of using social media and it has become an integral part of most organisation’s marketing strategies. That said, I think… Read more »