Monthly Archives: August 2017

E-cigarettes – what rules do you have in place?

In 2007 the smoking ban was implemented across the UK; businesses and the public alike have embraced the changes over the last 10 years.  The e-cigarette was created back in 2003 however their popularity and the trend of ‘vaping’ have seemingly hit a peak in the last couple of years. Whilst it is an alternative […]


Voluntary Overtime and Holiday Implications

Earlier this month the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) heard a case that will affect thousands of employers when it comes to calculating holiday pay. The case in question was: Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council v Willetts (and others) 56 employees brought a joint claim against the council in respect of voluntary overtime not being included in […]


Kidnap and Ransom – A dangerous world

Kidnap and Ransom cover is designed to protect individuals and corporations operating in high-risk areas around the world. Locations most often susceptible to Kidnap and Ransom incidents include Mexico, Venezuela, Haiti, Nigeria, Somalia, Brazil, India and Central Asia (Afghanistan and Iraq). In practice, generally speaking, a crisis management helpline is also provided by the insurer […]