Welcome to Briefings. Here you can find briefings written by Workplace Law consultants and industry experts pertaining to the area of human resources.
Briefings provide in-depth research into specific subjects and major topics such as absence management, Employment Tribunals and TUPE to help you gain a better understanding of the main issues.
You can search through the Briefings by title, date or key word by using the simple A-Z finder below. Each Briefing is fully downloadable as a PDF file.
We are continually updating this section to cover all major topics of most use to you in your workplace; however, if there is anything not currently covered then please get in touch with your suggestions.
Workplace Law magazine published a survey of staff recruitment agencies in 2010, which revealed a worrying lack of compliance, understanding of legal requirements and adequate screening of agency s...Read more
The Private Finance Initiative (PFI) has always been subject to criticism, but is now something of a pariah. Once New Labour’s preferred procurement technique for capital infrastructure, PFI ...Read more
The make-up of today’s modern workforce is undergoing significant change as organisations face the challenge of accommodating the different needs and aspirations of four different generations...Read more
A recent report by DLA Piper, Protecting confidential information: Trends and tactics for today’s employer revealed that 60% of employers either allow or require employees to use their person...Read more
|1.||Key changes to employment legislation now in force||Blog post|
|2.||Office temperature costing UK economy up to £13bn a year||Blog post|
|3.||A place to provoke smiles: Alan Bainbridge discusses the impact of great FM||WPL TV news|
|4.||Simon Toseland responds to the CDM consultation document||Blog post|
|5.||Five common mistakes HR managers make when keeping employee data secure||Blog post|
|6.||New campaign calls on employers and workers to tackle work-related stress together||Blog post|
|8.||Is the date for changes to the CDM Regulations finally upon us?||Blog post|
|9.||Serious workplace accidents - what employers need to know about RIDDOR||Blog post|
|10.||TUPE - summary of the changes made in 2014||Blog post|
|1.||New campaign calls on employers and workers to tackle work-related stress together||Blog post|
|2.||Five common mistakes HR managers make when keeping employee data secure||Blog post|
|3.||Key changes to employment legislation now in force||Blog post|
|4.||Office temperature costing UK economy up to £13bn a year||Blog post|
|5.||A good leader recognises their staff are human||Blog post|
|6.||Employment Tribunal claims plummet since introduction of fees||Blog post|
|7.||Bullying in the workplace||Blog post|
|8.||Bullying in the workplace||Feature|
|9.||How to introduce new industrial technologies to employees||Blog post|
|10.||You’re hired: are apprenticeships good for business?||Blog post|