Monthly Archives: May 2014

Remind your employees to be wary of online scams

As the world’s football fans are engulfed by World Cup fever this Summer, online scammers are hoping to capitalise on the sporting event’s widespread popularity by sending a spate of bogus Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) emails designed to con the recipients out of their money and personal information, or gain access to their […]

Bump to Birth

  On the 1st of October 2014 the new Children and Families Act 2014 will give employees and agency workers the statutory right to take time off to attend antenatal appointments. This is subject to them being in a “qualifying relationship” and applies from day one of employment, but the question is, does this time […]

Electronic Cigarettes – it’s all in the policy

Currently electronic cigarettes don’t contravene the 2007 no smoking ban and therefore can be used in the work place. The question is, “to ban or not to ban?” E-cigarettes, which are some times called e-cigs or vapour cigarettes, are becoming increasingly popular as they offer smokers a nicotine hit, without all the harmful effects of […]