WorkLife entries posted during 2017

Budget news that wasn’t in the budget (what you might have missed)

Budget news that wasn’t in the budget (what you might have missed)

The Autumn Budget: You won’t have missed the fact that the Autumn budget was released on Wednesday. Aside from a couple of points to note on the National Living Wage (to be increased by 4.4% from £7.50 to £7.83) and the tax-free personal allowance (increasing from £11,500 to £11,850), from an employment law perspective it was more interesting to see what wasn’t there…

Uber 0 – Deliveroo 1: a game of two halves

Uber 0 – Deliveroo 1: a game of two halves

In the last week two major players in the so called “gig economy” experienced differing fortunes on the issue of the status of their staff.

Half-term round up – employment issues you might have missed

Half-term round up – employment issues you might have missed

Half-term, Halloween and Bonfire Night are behind us – roll on Christmas! In all the excitement you may have missed the following mixed bag of employment issues:

Employees performing badly: our top ten tips for effective performance management

Employees performing badly: our top ten tips for effective performance management

I’m sure we all have sorry tales to tell about the difficulties (for all concerned) of managing poor performance.  Here’s one which the employment tribunal had to consider recently ( in the case of Mrs Williams V Meddygfa Rhydbach Surgery ):