Articles Archive

Gender Pay Reporting: the Final Regulations December 7, 2016

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Commitment to, and Action on, Modern Slavery – More than Words August 17, 2016

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Implications of Brexit: process and timescale June 24, 2016

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Implications of Brexit: Immigration June 24, 2016

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Equal pay challenge - Impact on the fashion sector July 31, 2015

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Bigger isn't always better for business! Employment costs rise with new pay laws July 31, 2015

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Immigration: Control in a crisis July 30, 2015

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Directors' duties and responsibilities July 28, 2015

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New remuneration rules - are you caught? July 28, 2015

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Will there be gender pay reporting from 2016? July 28, 2015

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How public does a 'public interest disclosure' need to be? July 28, 2015

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A&F in the wars again June 4, 2015

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#itsnotfair - Social Media Dismissals May 22, 2015

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Need to know guide to monitoring employees emails May 22, 2015

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Shadow directors and de facto directors - do they owe duties of care? May 22, 2015

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A level playing field? April 9, 2015

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Ask Auntie - TUPE / Collective Redundancies March 12, 2015

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A Tricky Assignment March 12, 2015

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Auto-enrolment and TUPE March 12, 2015

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Protections for service providers March 12, 2015

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Swoosh swoosh down the mountain of annual leave - Top tips for dealing with problematic ski trips February 10, 2015

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Protected conversations - living up to the hype? February 10, 2015

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Romance is dead this Valentine's... or is it? February 10, 2015

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Spring/Summer 2015 - A season full of change for fashion businesses February 5, 2015

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Collective redundancies: meaning of establishment February 5, 2015

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Ask Auntie - Enhancing terms and conditions at bonus time January 19, 2015

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How will the outcome of the election change your working life? January 19, 2015

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Resolutions expected in the New Year: Three key cases to look out for in 2015 January 19, 2015

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All change please - top tips on changing terms and conditions of employment January 19, 2015

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Top 10 tips to protect yourself from employees’ (mis)use of social media January 19, 2015

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Romance is dead at American Apparel January 8, 2015

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FW Partner Mark Watson quoted in Drapers discussing employee disputes at Barbour January 7, 2015

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Top tips for dismissing a director November 20, 2014

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From HR to HMPS? Common criminal offences committed by HR professionals November 20, 2014

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Ask Auntie - Silent witness - Avoiding the risks of bad witness evidence November 20, 2014

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What can you do if a key employee resigns in breach of their notice period? November 20, 2014

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Immigration - What will David Cameron's "One last go" mean for employers? November 20, 2014

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Be afraid. Be very afraid. November 11, 2014

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Holiday pay allowances, overtime and commission the EAT - decision in the Bear Scotland, Hertel and AMEC cases November 10, 2014

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Workers are entitled to higher rates of holiday pay November 5, 2014

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Are your staff legally high at work? November 4, 2014

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Shared Parental Leave - The Basic Principles October 16, 2014

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Shared Parental Leave - What are the potential risk areas for businesses? October 16, 2014

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Shared parental leave and the changing landscape of the Gen-Y workplace October 16, 2014

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Shared Parental Leave: Calculating Entitlement October 16, 2014

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Does commission count towards holiday pay? August 13, 2014

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Protecting key executives July 28, 2014

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Ask Auntie - Legal privilege - all is revealed July 16, 2014

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The CEO’s wandering hands June 24, 2014

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Summertime sadness Top tips for avoiding a headache over holidays June 19, 2014

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Supreme Court rules that LLP members are 'workers' June 19, 2014

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European Court victory for fashion designers in Karen Millen v Dunnes June 19, 2014

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The skinny on obesity in fashion June 12, 2014

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Another summer of sport...are you prepared? June 10, 2014

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Summer Placements: Essential internship agreement provisions June 10, 2014

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Immigration: new statutory employer Codes on illegal working May 20, 2014

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Nasty disciplinaries May 14, 2014

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Preservation of documents – where hoarders are heroes May 14, 2014

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An Employer’s Guide to Early Conciliation May 14, 2014

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Death threats and murder attempts - how to avoid extreme reactions to workplace disciplinaries April 9, 2014

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Dealing with interim relief applications: An employer's guide April 3, 2014

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Ask Auntie - Is my company liable if an employee hits a customer? April 3, 2014

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Update on family friendly policies and flexible working families and pregnancy April 3, 2014

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Top tips for dealing with pre-litigation tactics April 3, 2014

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Top tips and potential pitfalls: pre-termination negotiations March 5, 2014

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Ask Auntie - The risks associated with Contract Workers March 5, 2014

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All change in the Employment Tribunal March 5, 2014

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The number one issue? Immigration round-up March 5, 2014

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TUPE changes 2014 February 4, 2014

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Auto-enrolment: Lessons learned February 4, 2014

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Ask Auntie - What are employers' obligations where an employee suffers a bereavement? February 4, 2014

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FW Employment Lawyer contributes to article on office romances January 30, 2014

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What to expect in 2014 January 6, 2014

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Covert monitoring of employees January 6, 2014

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Top tips for dealing with vexatious or serial complaints January 6, 2014

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Ask Auntie - Do pension contributions need to be maintained during sick leave? January 6, 2014

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Top tips for a claim-free Christmas November 11, 2013

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Ask Auntie - How to deal with zero hours contract workers November 11, 2013

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Top tips for managing disciplinary investigations effectively November 8, 2013

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Weathering the storm - Tips for dealing with today’s travel disruption October 28, 2013

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Autumn blows in new employment law changes October 13, 2013

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Bring Your Own Device - What should go in your Policy? October 13, 2013

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Corporate Manslaughter Act: Five years on October 13, 2013

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Data Protection Act Update October 13, 2013

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'Employee Shareholder' status: What does it offer? September 22, 2013

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EAT ruling on carry over of holiday pay gives employers greater certainty September 22, 2013

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Top tips for avoiding a dispute over PHI on dismissal September 22, 2013

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Ask Auntie - What to do if you have two employees with clashing protected characteristics September 22, 2013

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Discrimination does not help a brand’s image September 15, 2013

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TUPEnews Edition 5 August 13, 2013

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Prevention of illegal working consultation - A proposal to simplify? August 1, 2013

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Need to know guide to the latest changes to employment law July 31, 2013

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Top tips for avoiding the summer holiday blues July 30, 2013

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Probationary periods - are they worth it? July 30, 2013

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Today is a good day for employers July 29, 2013

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Five things you may not know about compromise agreements July 16, 2013

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Women on Boards - where are we now? July 16, 2013

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Top tips for handling rogue employees July 16, 2013

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HR issues in turnaround July 12, 2013

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The cost of rights for shares July 4, 2013

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High on the Agenda July 1, 2013

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Employee shareholder contracts: How will shares for rights work? June 24, 2013

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All change (again) in UK immigration? June 7, 2013

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I’ll see you in court! What to do if you receive a High Court claim June 7, 2013

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Employee shareholder contracts – a need to know guide June 7, 2013

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The new Tribunal Regime – time for a new era? June 6, 2013

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Pre-nups for businesses before taking on new senior-level personnel June 4, 2013

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Talk is not so cheap for employers May 14, 2013

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Q&A - Does obesity falls within the definition of disability under the Equality Act 2010? May 7, 2013

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Why have an anti-bullying and harassment policy? May 7, 2013

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New ACAS Code on Collective Redundancies May 7, 2013

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HR Law TUPE Survey Results May 7, 2013

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Why should entrepreneurs have service agreements with their own companies? May 1, 2013

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"Help I’m Hiring" - New Online Government Start-Up Toolkit Launched April 29, 2013

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Top tips for avoiding claims in relation to fixed term contracts April 11, 2013

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Employment Appeal Tribunal ("EAT") says post-employment victimisation is not unlawful April 11, 2013

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Past criminal offences – forgiven but not forgotten? April 10, 2013

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TUPE: common myths are busted April 10, 2013

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Immediate termination: How loose threads can unravel March 11, 2013

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The rise of “stay at home dads”: A quick guide to Additional Paternity Leave (“APL”) March 6, 2013

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Your flexible friend: Flow chart and tips for dealing with flexible working requests March 6, 2013

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Should it stay or should it go? Have your say on TUPE reform March 6, 2013

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Q&A on team moves and restrictive covenants March 5, 2013

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Geys v Société Générale February 21, 2013

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It ain’t over ‘til it’s over: Geys v. Société Générale February 21, 2013

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Out with the old: Can we retire an underperforming older worker? February 4, 2013

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Love Contracts – How can employers deal with an office romance? January 31, 2013

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Fox Williams' “need to know” guide to new employment laws in 2013 January 31, 2013

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Societe Generale v Raphael Geys: PILON decision will affect employers January 31, 2013

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Employment law changes to look out for in 2013 January 28, 2013

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Tom Custance features as The Times lawyer of the week January 10, 2013

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Geys v Société Générale: The expensive consequences of getting a termination wrong January 10, 2013

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Social media updates: where is the line between freedom of expression and conduct in keeping with employment obligations? January 4, 2013

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Q&A: How much annual leave can be carried over due to sickness and maternity leave? January 4, 2013

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What to expect when you’re expecting a redundancy situation January 4, 2013

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Top Tips for handling the impact of adverse weather conditions on your business January 4, 2013

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Employment law updates: Your guide December 17, 2012

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Legal opinion: UBS employees locked out before consultation begins November 15, 2012

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Can unenforceable restrictive covenants be rendered enforceable by an employee’s promotion? November 12, 2012

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Summary of where we are with the various Government consultations into simplifying/updating employment law November 12, 2012

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Can Partners bring Whistleblowing Claims? August 1, 2012

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Top tips on steps to take when greeted by an employment tribunal claim August 1, 2012

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Immigration chaos reaches Olympic proportions July 26, 2012

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Assignment of a lease does not by itself trigger the application of the TUPE Regulations July 17, 2012

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What you need to know about employment tribunals June 26, 2012

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Can you force employees to retire at 65? What employers need to know about Seldon v Clarkson Wright and Jakes June 15, 2012

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Q&A Recent developments with pensions auto-enrolment June 15, 2012

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Top tips on drafting an Olympics Policy June 13, 2012

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How to have without prejudice conversations with employees June 13, 2012

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A lap dancer's unfair dismissal claim could set the stage for other performers to gain employment rights May 11, 2012

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Tips to minimise the scope for employees to claim that their employment continued during a career break. April 27, 2012

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Non-solicitation covenants: the good, the bad and the clever… April 27, 2012

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Objecting to TUPE transfers April 27, 2012

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Bullying at work: Chief Executive employs bullying tactics to keep team in shape April 27, 2012

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The Risks Of Long Working Hours To Employees And Employers April 20, 2012

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TUPE Update: Keeping Yourself Safe When Acquiring Another Business April 20, 2012

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Fond farewells - Announcing partner departures April 17, 2012

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Suspension of Employees during Disciplinary Proceedings – Approach with Caution! April 2, 2012

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Offering internships or placements: What are the obligations? To pay or not to pay? April 2, 2012

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Top tips on steps to take when greeted by an employment tribunal March 30, 2012

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Employment lawyer Laura Evans looks at how to avoid redundancies in a recession February 22, 2012

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Planning for the London Olympic Games has now begun - employment lawyer Laura Evans looks at the practical & legal issues surrounding flexible working February 20, 2012

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Managing Departures To Minimise Financial And Reputational Damage February 3, 2012

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Government proposals on employment law reform: Has Vince Cable snapped? January 9, 2012

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Latest Guidance On Remuneration From The FSA And ABI December 23, 2011

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Supreme Court delivers good news for the offshore oil industry December 14, 2011

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Retiring Agents October 28, 2011

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Summary of the ACAS guidance on social networking October 18, 2011

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Tribunals: Dubious claimants could shoulder legal costs October 12, 2011

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Mark Watson answers the FT questions on religious discrimination October 10, 2011

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Video HR Talk: Deterring weak tribunal claims September 7, 2011

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Can you avoid the Employment Tribunal? August 23, 2011

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Vexatious claimants at risk of paying huge costs awards: Smith v Pertemps August 17, 2011

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The Olympic Games 2012: One year to go our Top Tips for employers July 29, 2011

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Employers should not underestimate the impact the Games will have on their business July 27, 2011

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Additional Paternity Leave Q&A July 21, 2011

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Withholding information in dismissal procedures June 7, 2011

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Progressive medical conditions June 7, 2011

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Belief in the higher purpose of public sector broadcasting a step too far? June 7, 2011

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Whoops! Seven slip-ups some of the most common but avoidable HR mistakes June 7, 2011

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Is share scheme discriminatory? May 11, 2011

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New Exception to Without Prejudice Rule May 10, 2011

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Concessions and TUPE? April 15, 2011

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Top Tips to stop the Agent turning Employee April 6, 2011

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Getting in shape for the 2012 Olympic Games Q&A April 6, 2011

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Sexual harassment in the workplace March 9, 2011

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Employment Tribunal changes, what\'s happening? March 9, 2011

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Q&A: Settling disputes; a new era? March 9, 2011

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Intellectual Property clauses: A must for employment contracts January 31, 2011

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Clause and Effect December 9, 2010

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Top Tips for Handling Internet Misuse by Employees November 12, 2010

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FW employment lawyer features as City AMs legal guru October 28, 2010

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Facing up to face book August 2, 2010

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Carbon Reduction Commitment; how will it affect your business June 29, 2010

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What should employers do about staff stranded abroad by the volcanic ash cloud? April 20, 2010

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Pushing out your partners: What issues must partnerships consider when cutting partner headcount? November 28, 2009

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Employees Online October 12, 2009

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Business make workers face the music over Facebook posts November 12, 2008

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Top ten tips for Lehman Bankers September 23, 2008

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New businesses and their employees June 19, 2008

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Directors’ duties and liabilities – Are you on top of the changes? March 30, 2008

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The Daily Telegraph pulls employee blog - tips for employers December 1, 2007

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Work for Hire March 20, 2006

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