This week we will be giving a snapshot view of key issues arising this week with our employer clients. Lay off /Short Time/ Redundancy: Many employers out there are facing a reduction in income and a fixed wage bill. Mr Micawber would not be happy at this state of affairs – many employers’ expenditure will [...]
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Many workplace issues that we advise on involve an employee’s mental health. Our frontline of client contact, Emma Roberts and Jacinta Crummay, have attended a Mental Health First Aider training course to help build mental health awareness in the firm. Should you need any employment law advice on any issue related to mental health please [...]
This month has been a busy month in the world of employment law. Starting with the big picture and where employment law may be heading over the next few years. I hesitate to use the B word, Brexit, as we are all sick to death of it. The UK’s chief negotiator, David Frost, set out the [...]
Harvey Weinstein has been convicted. The fact that Harvey Weinstein was a rapist, harasser and abuser was Hollywood’s dirty little secret, many knew, few spoke up. Our principal, Phil, has done a post on 5 lessons for HR from Harvey Weinstein’s case.
We are pleased to announce that we have a shiny new website. Our new site should make it easier for people to contact us and is also more interactive and bespoke to PJH Law. Anyone who wants to torture us the next time they see or speak to us can go on our profile section to see our [...]
Seasons Greetings and welcome back to your monthly employment law update, a round up of all the comings and goings of the past month. It is also our final update of the year, and, before beginning the update in earnest, we would like to wish all clients and readers a Merry Christmas and Happy New [...]
As the new year, and indeed new decade looms, it is often a time of reflection and goal setting. One thing PJH Law is looking to do in the new year is increase the range of services and products it offers. This could range from more training and e-learning courses, regular training seminars to snazzy [...]
Not only is today our last update of the year, it is also our last working day before the Christmas shutdown. The office will be closed from 20 December 2019 until 2 January 2020. If we do not speak to you before we wish you all a Merry Christmas!
As always, before starting the update we have one last plug for our seminar, which is next week. There will always be room for a few more last minute bookings. We have already given chapter and verse about the sessions and goody bags – including a PJH Law tote bag – and look forward to [...]
You may have heard – several times during seminar promotions – that Phil has released a second book, A Practical Guide to the Law of Bullying and Harassment in the Workplace. Those of you who are attending the seminar will be receiving a free copy and we would appreciate anyone who does pick up a [...]
Greetings and welcome back to another case law update. As is customary these days, we begin with a quick plug of our employment law seminar which will be at the William Cecil Hotel on 5 December 2019. The seminar will aim to take a different approach to previous seminars as it will focus on how [...]
Good morning and welcome back to your monthly employment law update. A round up of all things employment law in this month’s news. Last month’s update had features on the labour manifesto, some recent IR35 judgments and how EU national employees can apply for settled status. Meanwhile, last week’s case law update concerned trade unions […]
This month’s current affairs feature concerns race discrimination but is Brexit free (hooray) however it is a tangential effect of some of Donald Trump’s spouting (groans). If you cast your minds back to late September and early October, you may remember there was quite the furore about the BBC’s treatment of BBC Breakfast journalist, Naga […]