August 2013 Archive

Proposed reforms on the regulation of the recruitment industry

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Between January and April this year the Government conducted a consultation on its proposed reform of the legislative framework regulating the recruitment industry. More …

Professional regulators: Summary of press releases by regulators - July 2013

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ACCA and IMA announce new global strategic initiative promoting Financial Leadership and Performance. More …

Right to be accompanied: A minefield for employers?

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When undertaking a disciplinary or grievance meeting, issues relating to the right to be accompanied can be tricky for employers. More …

What you need to know about changes to Compromise Agreements

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As of 29 July 2013, pre-termination negotiations co-exist alongside the existing 'without prejudice' rule with one major difference. In order to hold pre-termination negotiations with an employee there does not need to be an existing dispute. More …

Employing Croatian workers

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On 1 July 2013, Croatia joined the European Union and subsequently Croatians became EU citizens. This gives Croatian nationals equal rights to any other EU national and includes the right to enter and reside in any EU member state. More …

All change in the Employment Tribunal

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Monday 29 July saw one of the biggest changes to Employment law when the rules of the Employment Tribunal (ET) were substantially changed and fees were brought in for any application made to the ET. More …