Where next for Bristol’s gig economy?
The government’s U-turn today on national insurance rises announced last week will no doubt go down well with the business community. Much has been made of the impact on self-employed workers and their families, particularly around London. But while... [read more...
Employment law for employers: what’s changing in 2017?
With employment law legislation changing with such regularity, it can be difficult for business owners to keep up-to-date with the latest developments. Let’s be honest, keeping on top of what is new in employment law can be a challenge. But with a number... [read more...
Half of all women ‘sexually harassed at work’
Research by the TUC suggests that more than half of women have experienced some form of sexual harassment at work. In most cases the perpetrator was male with one in five women (17%) reporting harassment by someone with authority over them.... [read more...
Britain’s 2025 economy to be driven by army of ‘grey go-getters’
Research conducted by Barcan+Kirby in our new Citizen 2025 white paper reveals leagues of skilled, experienced and flexible grey go-getters will be driving the British economy come 2025. Our figures reveal that 4.1m (56%) of those currently aged over 55... [read more...
Think your boss can’t read your Facebook messages? Think again.
Picture the scene: it’s 4 o’clock on a Friday afternoon in January. You’ve finished your report, made all your calls and finally cleared the last of the festive decorations from your desk. What to do in that last hour before the weekend? A glance... [read more...
Goodbye Compromise Agreements; hello Settlement Agreements
“Compromise Agreements" are now known as "Settlement Agreements" and are used to allow an employer and employee to terminate their employment relationship on agreed terms.... [read more...