Litigation involving the antics of misbehaving employees at the office Christmas party have not only shown that sometimes fact is stranger than fiction, but that on occasion the long-awaited Christmas party can go badly wrong.
The #TimesUp campaign has captured headlines with its push for greater diversity and equality in Hollywood and the entertainment sector, but these shifting attitudes are mirrored in legislative changes in the UK which will affect employers in the coming months.
Controversial court fees which have been branded a stealth tax on bereaved families are expected to prompt a surge in probate applications before the hike hits. The new banded fee structure will see the cost of probate soar by thousands of pounds for higher value estates.
Whichever side of the Brexit fence you sit on, there is no doubt that Brexit has the potential for far reaching implications for the UK.
There has been a spate of recent media articles highlighting the numbers of young people in their 20s and 30s staying away from marriage, either entirely or until later life.
Caste is not currently one of the protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010 and therefore caste discrimination is not explicitly prohibited.
On 13 September 2018, a new workplace right to paid leave for bereaved parents was implemented.
Landlords could face high fines if they are not up to date with the latest legislation designed to protect tenants.