Legal And HR

Don’t Get Caught Out (Changes in Employment Law)

employment lawEmployment law is constantly changing and as such, it is imperative for agencies to ensure they are keeping up-to-date with changes and always meeting their legal obligations.If you are an employer then read this post to ensure you know where you stand.

It is important for organisations to understand how these updates may affect their business and whether there is cause to make changes to the employees’ terms and conditions. Here I outline several changes made to the employment law since 6 April 2014 which employers should be aware of.… Read more

Effective Ways to Manage Long Term Absence

long term absenceLong term absence can affect your business, so how can you effectively manage it? If your agency is currently affected by an employee being on sick leave, you will know how difficult it is to remain sympathetic when everyone else is trying to take up the slack. Here we look at ways to manage long term absence and help get your employee back to work.

Long term absence can be highly detrimental for a business. It can cause disruption, a reduction in productivity and this can end up being very costly.… Read more

Is My Job Secure After An Agency Buy Out? TUPE is here to help

How TUPE protects your job after an agency buy out?When your agency gets bought by new owners it can be a worrying time for employees. Thankfully TUPE exists to protect employees when the company they are employed by changes ownership. TUPE is an abbreviation of Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations. This might not be the most exciting blog post ever but if you are the new agency owner or work in the newly acquired agency then you need to know how TUPE protects you both.

To help make the change of ownership smooth, it is imperative that communication is effective with employees.… Read more