A simple business tip: prepare for the unexpected!

Business continuity planning may range across various disaster scenarios – from cyber-attack to fire or flood – but can overlook the obvious, which is how the business will cope if the owner isn’t available to manage financial matters and decision making.

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What is employment law?

Employment law focuses on everything to do with the world of work and offers protection to businesses, as employers, and individuals as employees and workers.

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Can I fire someone with less than 2 years’ service?

Generally, employees can only claim unfair dismissal against an employer if they have a minimum of two years’ service.

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What are the automatically unfair reasons for dismissal?

In general, to bring an unfair dismissal claim, an employee must have worked for an employer for at least two years. In certain circumstances, however, the law offers employees protection against unfair dismissal, regardless of their length of service.

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A rocky road to freedom of expression

Two recent tribunal claims highlight the challenge for employers in safely navigating personal expression by employees in the workplace.

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