If hurricane Sandy came to your business?

We are always more vulnerable to the unexpected than we think.  Not so long ago Croydon businesses (and others in the UK) were struggling with the after effects of riot and fire. Since then flood and

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Out of the frying pan into the fire?

George Osborne‘s recent announcement of plans for a new “employee-owner” contract of employment has set the cat among the pigeons. Initial reactions varied from believing this is the introduction

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TUPE or not TUPE

. . . or The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune In Eddie Stobart v Moreman the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) decided that, for there to be a TUPE (Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment)

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Getting to grips with the help

You start a business and at some point you need help and so you begin your journey into employment law and performance management. Family members help out from time to time, some casual workers, some freelancers,

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Measure for Measure . . . TUPE and redundancy

We must not make a scarecrow of the law, Setting it up to fear the birds of prey, And let it keep one shape, till custom make it Their perch and not their terror. (Wm Shakespeare, Measure for Measure,

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