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.
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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.||RIDDOR and First Aid at Work legislation changes||WPL TV news|
|2.||Health and safety - a review of 2013||WPL TV news|
|3.||Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981||Regulation|
|4.||Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974||Regulation|
|5.||Employment Act 2002||Regulation|
|6.||Tackling false self-employment||News analysis|
|7.||Employment Act 2008||Regulation|
|8.||Shape of new FM Contracting Model starts to emerge||News analysis|
|9.||The ten most common causes of accidents at work||Feature|
|10.||Using new technology in new ways to reduce corporate risk||Feature|
|1.||Tackling false self-employment||News analysis|
|2.||Shape of new FM Contracting Model starts to emerge||News analysis|
|3.||Using new technology in new ways to reduce corporate risk||Feature|
|4.||Playing catch-up: how mobile technology is changing the graduate hiring process||Feature|
|5.||Sharon Shoesmith receives six figure payout for dismissal over Baby P case – what can employers learn from this case?||News analysis|
|6.||Government’s new FM Contracting Model: A new hope?||News analysis|
|7.||Zero hours contracts - blight or benefit to business?||News analysis|
|8.||Crucial defence of internal appeal process||Case review|
|9.||Divorce and Employment Law||News analysis|