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Act now to comply with GDPR

  The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) will replace the current Data Protection Act 1998 on 25th May 2018.   Business should prepare themselves for the May 2018 deadline by mapping data flows and planning for changes... Read more

Government proposes new day-one rights for workers

  Last year Matthew Taylor, Chief Executive of the Royal Society of Arts was commissioned by the government to undertake an independent review to consider the implications of new forms of work on worker rights and responsibilities, as... Read more

When am I responsible for the actions of my employees?

  Many employers are not aware that they can be responsible for the actions of their employees conduct at work. The legal term is vicarious liability and refers to a situation where someone is held responsible for the actions or omissions of... Read more

Do I have to give my staff a lunch break?

  Although the Working Time Directive does not specifically refer to lunch breaks it does state that employees are entitled to a rest break of at least 20 minutes if they work in excess of 6 hours. Workers above school leaving age and under... Read more