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To Tie or Not to Tie – Executive Style

Recent survey results: Nearly half of office workers believe the days of suits are not numbered Two third of workers wear a suit whether or not they have an important meeting or conference. A statement of individuality or corporate conformity? Whatever your individual viewpoint, the fact is that fewer and fewer people are wearing ties […]

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Kishan Bhatt
What Statutory Rights do Employees Get and What Should Employers be Aware of?

No matter the terms of an employment contract, there are certain employment rights which cannot be overridden by any contractual agreement. These are referred to as statutory rights, which are granted by the government, and automatically apply to employers and employees regardless of whether or not they have been expressly agreed upon. In the case […]

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Sponsor Licences: What You Need to Know When Hiring Staff from Outside the EEA

If you’re an employer seeking to hire staff from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, then you may need to apply to the Home Office for a sponsor licence. This also applies to charitable organisations employing unpaid staff. Types of sponsor licences Sponsor licences are categorised under Tier 2 and Tier 5. Tier […]

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What Are the Common HR Problems a Lawyer Can Help Solve?

Managing employees can be challenging, but your human resources may determine whether your business sinks or swims, so it’s important that you have the right strategies in place for preventing and handling common human resource (HR) problems. In many ways, engaging a specialist legal service can help your business in this respect. Legal employment documents […]

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How Does TUPE Apply to My Business?

The Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) regulations (TUPE) apply to all employees of companies in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors, in situations involving business transfers or service provision changes. Here, we take a look at how TUPE may apply to your business, providing a broad overview of the necessary steps for compliance. Business […]

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How to Avoid Unfair Dismissal Claims by Employees

There are times when the dismissal of an employee may become acrimonious, leading to disputes or claims being made against you by the disgruntled employee. To avoid such disputes and the risk of litigation, there are certain steps to be followed when dismissing any member of staff. Clearly outlined disciplinary procedures In addition to providing […]

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Employment Judge Rules that Caste Discrimination Is Already Covered by Domestic Law

Caste has been a way of imposing social and political control for centuries. It discriminates in by taking away personal autonomy and the ability to make your own choices. It is therefore right to consider whether caste discrimination, in all its guises is sufficiently covered by domestic law. An area where this has been tested is employment law. […]

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