Financial professionals need to ensure they’re equipped to spot signs of money laundering within their company, as the European Commission continues to introduce tough new laws.
Despite the Brexit vote, UK businesses will still have to observe strict upcoming EU data protection laws – and must start preparing for them now – or risk penalties of up to €20m, not to mention a serious loss of competitive advantage.
Within just the last 6 weeks two seemingly contradictory opinions have been given by the Advocate General to the European Court of Justice about the banning of Islamic headscarves at work and whether this constitutes religious discrimination.
On June 23rd, the British people will have a once-in-a-lifetime chance to decide whether to remain in the EU or to leave. Here Alkan Shenyuz, a barrister with Church Court Chambers looks at the some of the implications of a Brexit.
While it’s true that no startup is the same, one thing that they all have in common is the need for proper legal representation from an early stage.
Whilst the risks associated with employing people have, in many respects, diminished over the past few years due to changes to employment law and reforms to the tribunal system failing to create simple procedures can leave you open to claims.
Businesses are leaving themselves exposed to unnecessary levels of risk because of a failure to protect their valuable data
Employment law can appear complex and tends to make managers nervous but according to HR expert Sue Ingram, author of ‘FIRE WELL’ it’s actually, at its core, simple, straightforward and based on common sense.
Redundancy can a difficult subject for both employer and employee, and there are a number of myths surrounding the subject. No employer likes to let hard-working staff go, but unfortunately on occasion a business might need to downscale, and as a result jobs must be cut. As a result, employers need to ensure they fully understand the redundancy process and are able to debunk any common myths.