Manifesto Roundup – a quick round up of employment related election pledges

So it’s time for Britain to return to the polls, but what do each of the main political parties propose for employment policy? The Conservative Party Described by Theresa May as the “greatest expansion in workers’ rights by any Conservative government in history”, the Conservative party manifesto promises: to retain UK worker rights, post-Brexit; to … Continued

The arresting evidence of mental health at work

A recent news story about mental health in the Scottish Police Force got me thinking about how best to manage this growing problem. Legal obligation aside it is relevant for all of us, and statistically it will touch everybody’s life in some shape or form eventually. Like cancer, superbugs or terrorist attacks, the sad reality … Continued

Will the Uber ruling affect your businesses? … (Part Two)

In part one of this post (read here) I talked about the surprises and shock results (political, business and celebrity) that 2016 has given us (so far). We looked at how many of these will have far-reaching consequences, touching lives and businesses beyond the decisions themselves and often in unforeseeable ways. In the case of … Continued

Uber surprises and the effect on small businesses (Part One)

2016 will surely go down in history as the year in which nothing would ever be the same again. And not only has it been a year of life-changing decisions affecting so many nations, businesses and individuals, these have also been results which silenced the experts, stunned the world and, at times, even surprised the … Continued