Dismissing family members!

Few challenges can be more disturbing emotionally than sacking a member of one’s own family. Furthermore, no ex-employee is more likely to take you to a Tribunal than one of your family! It perhaps goes without saying that a dismissal, or sacking, should not be the first port of call. Below we look at “personality […]

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Lancaster employers jailed

Two men employing workers at a fast food chain in the Lancaster area have been jailed for employing workers illegally. Are you sure you are safe? The pair had largely ignored employment law, by accident or design. The offence, for which they were jailed, was for employing illegal workers. We find many employers skip over […]

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Tips to avoid the headlines

All businesses are at risk of adverse headlines, not least the care sector. Here are some tips for keeping out of the newspapers and off Panorama. Be sure you really are paying the National Minimum Wage Questions that we receive suggest not everyone is familiar with how to calculate employees’ wages for the purpose of […]

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