Monthly Archives: February 2016

Employers will have to pay commission as part of holiday pay, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has confirmed.

Yesterday, Monday 22nd February, a decision was handed down in the long-running case of Lock v British Gas Trading Ltd, which was first brought to tribunal in April 2012. The case involves Mr Lock – a British Gas salesperson – whose remuneration package included a basic salary plus commission however when he took annual leave, he would […]

Why having an up to date Employee Handbook in place should be important to businesses.

An Employee Handbook can play an important part in the operation of a business, as one of its main functions is to set down rules within which staff should operate. Handbooks are intended to shape employees’ behaviour to help improve conduct in the workplace and ensure consistency in dealing with issues. A handbook can also […]

Seminar Invitation: Construction (Design & Management) Regulations (CDM) Update

CDM Regulations 2015 Update: 12 months on The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations (CDM) are the main set of regulations for managing the health, safety and welfare of construction projects. On Monday 6 April 2015, the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 replaced the 2007 Regulations.   Who should attend the update? Anyone who has […]

“Isn’t It Ironic?”

No, not the wonderful Alanis Morissette song, but the state of the solicitors’ PII market. Today we hear of another unrated insurer leaving the solicitors’ PII market. This time it is Gibraltar based “Elite”. Having entered the market in 2012, Elite now say premiums are too low to be profitable. The irony isn’t lost on […]

To me, to you…

If you’re a business who uses a third party haulier at any point , you’ve probably asked the company if they’re insured to carry your goods for you. The answer is probably ‘yes’. Carriers of goods will usually have a Good’s In Transit or Marine policy to carry your goods. However what you may not […]