WorkLife entries posted during March 2016

Amendments to the Trade Union Bill 2015-2016

Amendments to the Trade Union Bill 2015-2016

In his blog on 17 July 2015 , Geoffrey Richards set out the controversial proposed changes to strike law contained in the Trade Union Bill 2015-2016, aimed at restricting industrial action and modernising the law on picketing.  The Bill began the Report Stage, a further chance to examine and makes changes to it, in the House of Lords on 16 March 2016. 

Changes to employment law – April 2016

Changes to employment law – April 2016

There are a number of key changes to employment law coming into effect in April 2016. Considerable attention has been given to the introduction of the national living wage; however, as I set out below, there are several other changes of which you should be aware.

Sensitive staff issues in probate matters

Sensitive staff issues in probate matters

What happens when a private client employer dies, leaving domestic staff behind?

Budget report

Budget report

It is that time of year again when Mr Osborne appears with his red box and we all hope that he is going to deliver some good news for us.  As Jamie Oliver rejoices at the sugar tax, what did the rest of the report have in store for employers/employees?