Tag Archives: legislation

The Taylor Review: A Quick Summary

Last week the Government released the findings of the ‘Taylor Review’, which looked at working practices of the modern economy in the UK. The review was instigated to review all the various aspects of the current modern working world and review how employment legislation and practices are coping with this evolution. The review was tasked […]

Poor fire safety management standards exposed

Recent figures published by the Country’s fire and rescue authorities show that more than a third of non-residential premises were not fully compliant with the applicable legislation (Fire Safety Order 2005). The worst performers were licenced premises where only 52% of the 8,200 premises audited satisfactorily.  In addition, 30% of all offices, 29% of factories […]

Employment Law changes being introduced today (31.01.14)

In the world of employment law, a lot of time in 2013 was spent discussing TUPE (via Government consultation).  This is the legislation which protects the employment of employees when the business they work for is transferred to new owners or where the contract they work on is awarded to a new supplier (e.g. where […]

Employment Legislation Changes 2013

We all know how challenging it is to keep on top of legislation and with the government imposing changes to Employment Law in both April and October this can prove a real headache for businesses. The government had radical plans for this April with lengthy consultations taking place on a number of issues. However deadlines […]