employment law

What’s New In Employment Law In The UK This Season?

Linkilaw Company Law

Becoming a small business owner is a long, gruelling process that requires a lot of research, self-education, and application of those lessons learned. Unfortunately, those lessons quickly become obsolete as laws change, industry trends shift, and business is done in completely new ways. As an anonymous entrepreneur once said, “Starting a business is a lot like jumping out of an …

Consulting Vs Employing – What Is The Difference?

Linkilaw Business News

When you start your own business, it is important to make sure that you have the right contracts for the people who work for you. The status is essential. People you employ and those you consult have completely different rights and obligations. [tweet_dis_img][/tweet_dis_img] How do you avoid being sued for unfair dismissal or wrongful termination? Make sure you understand and …

Use Disciplinary Procedures To Minimise Risk

Linkilaw Business Structures

Disciplining employees is one of those dreaded and unfortunate aspects that you must sometimes deal with as a business owner.   However, you cannot take a haphazard approach to disciplinary procedures when employees are involved. There actually needs to be a sound legal framework behind it or you will face possible unfair dismissal claims or claims of discrimination. [tweet_dis_img][/tweet_dis_img] In …

Gender pay gap

Gender Pay Gap: What Can Women Do?

Linkilaw Business News

If you’re an employed woman, every month you will receive a paycheck that is slightly different – and lighter – than the ones of your male colleagues. That’s because your salary slip comes with an 18% tax, one that you unfortunately have to pay for being a woman in a still very male-oriented society. Disturbing, right? There’s no running away …

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Linkibuzz Edition 13

Linkilaw Startup Advice & Tips

Welcome back to this week’s Linkibuzz post! Everyone is aware of the referendum held June 23 in which Great Britain voted to leave the European Union. . However, leaving will cause changes and one of those changes will be to employment laws in the UK because many are influenced by EU legislation. Our first featured story takes a closer look …

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Linkibuzz Edition 5

Linkilaw Business News

Welcome back for another Linkibuzz post!   We’ve got a few interesting stories covering employment, legal matters, and startups for this week.   In our first featured story, we look at how lawmakers in Ireland are seeking a reform of employment laws that gives workers greater rights and protection. This is the result of a situation where a department store …

Flexible Working Rights for Employee

Flexible Working: Employee Rights And Your Liabilities

Linkilaw Company Law, Employee Regulations, Startup Advice & Tips

It’s been over a year now since employers have been required by law to consider their employee requests for flexibility of their working hours and location. For instance, they might ask for adjusted start and finish times, or to request the option to perform certain duties from home on specific days. All workers – not just carers and parents with …