what happens if my business is subject to a hse investigation

An Inspector Calls: What Happens If My Business Is Subject To A HSE Investigation?

Linkilaw Employee Regulations

HSE inspectors have the right to enter any facility without prior notice so if an HSE inspector comes knocking, best not to try and put him off as this is likely to send out all the wrong signals. If you’re following HSE regulations and standards, there should be nothing to worry about when the inspector calls – in fact, you …

employment tribunal cases

Why Is Early Conciliation So Important In Employment Tribunal Cases?

Linkilaw Employee Regulations

After a noticeable slump in employment tribunal cases, the number of new single claims has increased by 16% in 6 months (rising from 3,790 in Q1 to 4,390 in Q3 2014/15) and multiple claims increased by 75%  (from 10,840 to 18,940) over a 12 month period. Some say that this marked increase in employment tribunal cases was due to the …

reduce the risk of absenteeism in your business

Want To Reduce The Risk Of Absenteeism In Your Business?

Linkilaw Employee Regulations

Here’s a transcript of the video “Want to reduce the risk of absenteeism in your business?” Hello, Andrew Weaver here from LawyerFair. As a business owner, I can’t afford generally to be absent, but the risk of absenteeism can be an issue for businesses. [tweet_dis_img][/tweet_dis_img] We’ve put together a shortlist here of items that you might want to consider that …

shared parental leave

5 Tips For Employers On Shared Parental Leave

Linkilaw Employee Regulations

[tweet_dis_img][/tweet_dis_img] 5 Tips For Employers On Shared Parental Leave From this month expectant parents will be able to shared parental leave for the first time. We have put together a handful of tips for businesses handling requests over the coming months: Implement a clear Shared Parental Leave (SPL) policy and notify all staff that it has been put in place. …

gardening leave

The End Is Nigh: Let’s Talk About Gardening Leave

Linkilaw Employee Regulations, Legal Advice

In today’s world, it is rare for one person to enter the workforce after school and stay with the same company until retirement. There is a natural progression through life in which people develop new skills or change interests, altering his or her career path. In this scenario and depending on your field of work, you may be subject to …

personal injury lawsuit

What Reasons Are Needed To File A Personal Injury Lawsuit?

Linkilaw Employee Regulations

Pain and inconvenience as a result of a personal injury accident are unfortunate realities that many people will experience at some point in life. The effects of personal injury can cause great interruption to one’s life. The pain and inconvenience can have far reaching ramifications that affect one’s family and work life. So what are the grounds for filing a …

hiring employees for your startup

Legal Mistakes To Avoid When Hiring Employees For Your Startup

Linkilaw Employee Regulations

Staying in line with UK employment law is serious business and you must be aware of laws when hiring employees for your startup. Legal mistakes in hiring and managing staff can be costly. These mistakes can lead to lawsuits, government fines, and a dysfunctional workplace and business culture. In the worst case scenario. but one that is not unheard of, …

build a strong business

How Good Ethics Will Help You Build A Strong Business

Linkilaw Company Law, Employee Regulations, Motivation & Success, Startup Advice & Tips

Good ethics should be considered an equally important factor to build a strong business and culture just like other factors such as salary, fulfilling work, good management, and more. In fact, according to a new 2016 Deloitte Millennial Survey, respondents said that workplace culture and responsibility are key factors that determine how successful a business will be, which underlines how …

workplace bullying and harassment

What To Do If You Experience Workplace Bullying And Harassment

Linkilaw Employee Regulations

According to research by TUC in 2015, almost a third of the UK’s workforce has experienced some form of workplace bullying and harassment. This demonstrates that despite all the social progression in the last few decades and laws that make workplace bullying and harassment unlawful, these matters still continue to be a problem that will always need to be challenged. …