Question of the week

What are my responsibilities at the time I sell goods?
26 June 2012 - Describing goods inaccurately means the customer may have a claim against you for breach of contract, and may put you in breach of the Trade Descriptions Act. Read more...Question of the Week*
Do you have any tips on managing staff during the European Football Championships?
12 June 2012 - Monday’s draw against France has given fans of England hope that their team will get through to the later stages of the competition. But with the event not due to finish until 1st July, it is important that employers are aware of how to deal with any potential disruptions that it may bring. Read more...Question of the Week*
Is your website breaking the law?
8 May 2012 - The fast-paced world of email and other internet communications has been relatively unrestricted, but regulators are catching up. With a new legislation on on e-privacy in EU rules, have you adapted your marketing practices before the May deadline? Read more...Question of the Week*
The Queen's Diamond Jubilee holiday -Are my employees entitled to paid time off?
4 May 2012 - There will be a special bank holiday to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland on Tuesday 5th June 2012. Whilst under the Working Time Regulations 1998, employees must receive a minimum of 5.6 weeks paid annual leave, which will equate to 28 days for someone working five days a week, there is no statutory entitlement to paid leave for public or bank holidays Read more...Question of the Week*
What Is The Current National Minimum Wage?
26 March 2012 - Failing to pay employees the relevant minimum wage rate could result in penalties from HMRC or a claim in a tribunal from the worker Read more...Question of the Week*
Are My Employees Entitled To Paid Time Off For The Royal Jubilee Bank Holiday?
12 March 2012 - With an extra bank holiday declared for the second year in a row, it's important for employers to be aware of what workers are entitled to in terms of pay or attendance for the additional day. Read more...Question of the Week*
Aside From Part L, What Changes To Other Parts Of The Building Regulations Will Affect My Business?
14 February 2012 - As part of the review of the English Building Regulations, which includes the amendments to Part L, The Approved Document to Part K is being changed to incorporate the guidance given in Approved Document N and the stairs related parts of Approved Document M Read more...Question of the Week*
Are My Doorsets and Windows Green Deal Ready?
31 January 2012 - After the long awaited details and specifics, members are understandably trying to work out if the Green Deal will provide a boost in sales for their products. But you should be aware of the requirements to allow your products to be included within the Green Deal. Read more...Question of the Week*
Can I Charge My Employees For The Personal Protective Equipment I Provide For Them?
16 January 2012 - Employees in woodworking and joinery workshops may need Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to carry out their job safely. Such equipment will frequently include gloves, goggles, protective boots, and other items. Read more...Question of the Week*
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