Tag Archives: employment law

Flexible working – key facts for employers

The freedom to work flexibly has become increasingly important to employees, particularly for those with caring responsibilities or a desire to achieve a healthy work-life balance. In fact, our employee benefit survey of 2017 found that 91 per cent of employees value flexible working – the second most highly valued benefit from a list of […]

The government’s Good Work Plan – business as usual for the time being

You may recall that last July (2017), Matthew Taylor published a Government-commissioned review called ‘Good Work’ which included numerous suggestions as to how our working lives could be improved. The Government has now responded with a press release that they’ve called a ‘Good Work plan’. In particular, the Government says that vulnerable workers’ holiday and […]

Legal changes – what businesses should expect in 2018

In December last year, we provided some New Year’s resolutions for employers. But it’s not just employment law that changes. Here we outline some of the other key legal changes we’d suggest you prepare for. Failing to prevent tax evasion This new offence came into force on 30 September 2017, and makes businesses vicariously liable […]