When should a Settlement Agreement be used?

When should a Settlement Agreement be used?

Settlement agreements are voluntary and once signed, legally binding and essentially a method for an employer and employee to part on mutually agreed terms. Under a settlement agreement, the employee waives certain rights with regards to bringing any form of unfair...
How to Handle Employee Retirement

How to Handle Employee Retirement

With people living longer and remaining fitter and active than the generation before, many workers wish to continue to work long past the age they can claim their state pension. This, coupled with low levels of private pension provision across the UK is forcing...
Motivating Employees Without Breaking the Budget

Motivating Employees Without Breaking the Budget

It’s no recent revelation that motivated employees are more productive employees. Organisations who have a passionate and engaged team will likely out perform their competitors when it comes to the quality of what they do, because for most businesses it’s fair to say...
Key Employment Law Changes in 2020

Key Employment Law Changes in 2020

A variety of employment law reforms are scheduled to come into effect in April 2020. Here is a summary of the key changes that might affect your business in the coming months. Holiday pay From April 2020, the holiday pay reference period will be lengthened from 12 to...