If you had to guess, who do you think tweeted the following in their younger days?
When Zayn Malik left One Direction earlier this month in pursuit of the life of a ‘normal 22-year-old’, did the band take the right steps to ensure their brand and commercial interests were protected?
This month let me give SMEs advice on the importance of ensuring all employees have the legal right to work in the UK.
In the wake of the Royal Mail fiasco, Hugh Hitchcock (DJM Solicitors) advises SMEs on how to get the right valuation for their company.
The Office’s David Brent always tried to ‘provide the laughter’ in his workplace. Although it didn’t often work, perhaps he was onto something?
In the wake of yet more racial abuse aimed at ex-professional footballer Stan Collymore on Twitter, I ask whether social media is doing enough to police itself?
The office Christmas party is a great opportunity to reward staff for their hard work throughout the year and boost morale. It also provides an occasion for staff and managers to bond and mix in a relaxed setting away from the office. However, it can also be a source of pitfalls for the ill prepared employer. Here’s my quick-fire advice on making the most of your Christmas party and avoiding a legal hangover once it is over.
No business owner wants a claim made against their company and, as the UK Government amends yet more employment legislation, I keep readers up to date on the latest developments that could affect them and their businesses. This month, we’re looking at employee unfair dismissal claims.
In the midst of government changes to redundancy terms for employers, here are my top tips for business owners who find themselves in the dreaded position of having to to cut numbers.
The recession in the construction sector is old news. Work is difficult to secure and harder to make pay for many SMEs, because of the underlying fragility of the economy. Unfortunately, the present economic climate has exacerbated long- standing difficulties for contractors.