Disability and dismissal
June 21st, 2019
Employers are reminded that they need to take into account an employee’s disability, at all stages of the dismissal process.
Facebook reveals details of digital currency Libra
June 20th, 2019
Facebook reveals details of digital currency Libra. An interesting move frmo the social media giant.
NDAs – the story continues
June 14th, 2019
A recent report by The Women and Equalities Committee (WESC) has criticised the use of non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) to protect those accused of discrimination and harassment.
What employment lessons can be learnt from the collapse of Arcadia?
June 12th, 2019
It goes without saying that if a retailer is facing administration and store closure, job losses are expected. For employers in this situation, there are some best practice steps they can follow to ensure that the risk of employee-related legal action is minimised in the process.
What is considered suitable clothing in the modern workplace?
June 6th, 2019
Not only is it helpful, it is also necessary, for employers to adopt a dress code policy. Regardless of how relaxed a company is.
Joelson advises Clarion Events on the acquisition of Chinese events company
May 30th, 2019
Joelson has advised its long-standing client Clarion Events on the acquisition of Chinese event company Media 10 (Shanghai) Exhibition Company Limited.
Out of office
May 22nd, 2019
A survey from Glassdoor last year found that two in five UK employees only took half of their holiday entitlement in the preceding year.
Deliveroo secures $575m in latest funding round from Amazon and others
May 17th, 2019
The latest funding round for Deliveroo reconfirming its Unicorn status and provides additional fire power for its expansion in the UK and US.
May 15th, 2019
As employers, we need our people to be focused on the job at hand, and to be present – if not in body, then at least in spirit – while they work.
Richer Sounds Employee Ownership Trust
May 15th, 2019
The founder and managing director of Richer Sounds, a hi-fi, home cinema and flat screen TV retailer with sites across the UK, has agreed a deal to hand control of the business to the company’s employees.
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Huib (Hub) Van Bockel