Frettens Employment Law News


Frettens Update: Q&A For new and expectant mothers — what is the risk?

 30th July 2012      

This Q&A takes a look at some of the obligations employers face when assessing workplace health and safety risks for new and expectant mothers. Q: When do the obligations kick… Read more »

Frettens Update: Employment Law Q & A — Olympic Games; managing HR issues

The Olympic and then Paralympic Games run from 27 July to 9 September 2012. The number of employees expected to want to attend and/or watch at least some of the… Read more »

 30th April 2012      

Frettens Update:Prepare your business for the Bribery Act

The Bribery Act (2010) which was delayed from being put into force last year is now in effect, from the beginning of this month. It is important that businesses are… Read more »

 6th July 2011      

Frettens Update: Employment Law Q & A — Notice to terminate employment

Q  What are the legal obligations upon both the employer and employee in terms of the giving of notice to terminate the employment relationship? A There are two types of… Read more »

 29th September 2011      

Frettens Update: Employment Law Q & A — Employment Policies & Procedures

Q  Is an employer legally required to have employment policies and procedures? A The only express legal requirements for employers to have employment policies and procedures are as follows: under… Read more »

 27th October 2011      

Frettens Update: Employment Law Q & A – Agency Worker Regulations

This month’s Q&A focuses on the key points of the Agency Workers Regulations 2010 (“the Regulations”), which are due to come into effect on 1 October 2011. Q  In brief,… Read more »

 25th August 2011      

Government report — scrap unfair dismissal claims for lazy workers

Unproductive workers should lose their right to claim unfair dismissal, a leaked government report says.  The report, commissioned by the Prime Minister, argues this would mean more capable people would… Read more »

 28th October 2011      

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