Posted: Author: Emily Sadler

New copyright exception for private copying

In this digital age, most consumers expect to be able to transfer or back up copies of lawfully purchased e-books, photos, music and videos to their remote private storage, whether that be their local hard drive, online cloud storage, mobile phone, e-book reader or portable media player. However, though lawful in many other countries, such… Read more »

Posted: Author: Sarah Wheadon

Thumbs up to the construction sector

It’s probably not the first thing you’ll read over your tea and toast (or something more continental), but the construction sector is proposing to revise (and replace) the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007 (CDM 2007). This is according to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) in a paper prepared for the HSE Board following… Read more »

Posted: Author: Clive Dobbin

How well have businesses adjusted to an aging workforce?

HR directors believe that three in 10 of their employees will struggle to perform their current roles when they reach retirement age, according to research by MetLife Employee Benefits. The national survey of 214 HR directors suggests that on average they are concerned about 31% of their staff’s effectiveness when they pass 65 years old…. Read more »