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E-Verify: A complete guide for US HR managers

Navigating the complexities of U.S. employment and immigration law can be daunting, especially when hiring foreign workers. Our comprehensive guide demystifies E-Verify, the essential tool for HR Managers. Learn how to enroll, verify employees, and consult immigration lawyers to comply with legal requirements, all while avoiding potential pitfalls.

Article by: Olusegun Akinfenwa - Contributor | Published: 30 August 2023

Chartering the legal considerations in HR’s digital shift

Explore the legal aspects of HR's digital transformation with Saimah Malik. From remote work policies to AI integration, discover how to navigate legal considerations while empowering your workforce and driving innovation.

Article by: Saimah Malik - Legateca | Published: 26 August 2023

What to do if an employee is accused of bullying

It’s a nightmare scenario for any HR team: a senior employee is accused of a long-standing bullying habit, and the employees ‘have the receipts’ – as they say! How do you deal with it?

Article by: Gareth Matthews, Employment Law Partner - MLP Law | Published: 16 July 2023

Lessons from the Lineker affair

The BBC's reaction to Gary Lineker's tweet about Government immigration policy highlights the legal tension around employee use of social media: is it possible for employees to espouse their polemic personal views on their private accounts without bringing their employer into disrepute?

Article by: Fudia Smartt, Employment Partner - Spencer West | Published: 25 March 2023

Holiday pay entitlement change – zero hours time bomb?

A recent Supreme Court ruling has branded previous practices of establishing holiday pay for zero hours workers unlawful. HR teams in businesses that use zero hours workers will need to establish a new approach to working out holiday pay entitlement as a matter of urgency.

Article by: Gareth Matthews, employment law partner - MLP Law | Published: 26 November 2022

Restrictive covenants and confidentiality provisions in employment contracts

As more employees look to move to different roles, along with companies adopting less traditional working models, businesses are left open to potential risks when faced with a departing employee. That can include: poaching colleagues, soliciting clients, setting up competitor businesses; and taking or disclosing confidential information.

Article by: Gwendoline Davies and Nick McQueen, Partners in the Dispute Resolution team - Walker Morris, | Published: 26 October 2022

Does the Employment Bill mark a significant change to hybrid working?

The author explores the impact of the Employment Bill on hybrid policy, identifies the complications of flexible working and focuses on the next steps employers should take to ensure the compliance with the new law.

Article by: Debbie Coyne - Aaron & Partners | Published: 23 September 2022

Legal expert busts the big HR myths

Temperatures in the UK reached record levels this week, leaving HR managers fielding queries from workers asking, ‘how hot is too hot to work’? Here Sara Patel helps to separate the employment law facts from the fiction.

Article by: Sara Patel - Banner Jones | Published: 28 July 2022