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Recruitment Agencies: How well do they screen our staff (re-visited)?
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...
16 Jul 2013 12:28PM

PF2: Plus ça change ...a new approach to public private partnerships? A consideration of HM Treasury’s “Standardisation of PF2 Guidance”
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 ...
26 Apr 2013 2:27PM


'Mais, non!' French frustration at 'after hours' work emails translates into union agreement - How has it come about and could it work here?
The topic of working time and whether UK employees work too many hours has been widespread for many years, but given the stance that fellow European countries have taken in recent weeks, it has onc...
30 Apr 2014 2:09PM

LinkedIn: Protecting confidential information
Social media is becoming an increasingly common business tool as it is easy to use, free and effective. LinkedIn has seen exponential growth over recent years, with it now boasting over 259 million...
21 Feb 2014 10:05AM

WPL TV films

Flexible working changes as of 30 June
In this short video, recorded on 30 June 2014, Workplace Law Head of HR, Suzanne McMinn, discusses the changes to flexible working regulations that are now in place. Suzanne explains the potential ...
2 Jul 2014 10:14AM

40 Years of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974
The Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 may now be 40 years old, but it still remains the primary piece of legislation covering work-related health and safety in the UK despite continuous ...
28 Apr 2014 2:33PM

Blog Posts

Obesity - the new disability?
Talk about a minefield of upset and litigious opportunity, the new one up for consideration is whether or not obesity should be covered under the disability protection. The debate which has sparke...
30 Jul 2014 9:43AM

All in a week's work for the HSE!
Not many weeks pass without the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) releasing new research or detailing a recent prosecution, but last week was possibly the busiest for the HSE in a long time. First...
29 Jul 2014 12:30PM

Holiday pay ruling could cripple British businesses
A recent European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruling on holiday pay has led to business groups calling for the Government to urgently intervene as fears escalate that firms could be hit with costs of bi...
15 Jul 2014 10:15AM