An honest look at ‘Leadership’ – without the diagrams!
Jul25

An honest look at ‘Leadership’ – without the diagrams!

Leadership Commentator and Employment Lawyer Victoria Hall, of New Law Solicitors, considers whether leadership models should simply go back to basics If you are interested in the subject of leadership then, like me, you have likely poured over hundreds of different leadership books and articles, listened to speakers, attended workshops and seminars and become completely overwhelmed! There are so many buzz words, models, diagrams and...

Read More
Why GDPR & AI could be more disruptive to employers than the “TripAdvisor effect”
Jul21

Why GDPR & AI could be more disruptive to employers than the “TripAdvisor effect”

A new risk analysis paper on GDPR from specialist technology law firm Boyes Turner this week found that promotion by consumer groups of new rights under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) could prove more disruptive to employers than the “TripAdvisor effect”. Post GDPR, control over the future of brands and marketing strategies is likely to shift away from companies and managers towards consumers and employees and according...

Read More
So after all the court cases, where do employers stand on holiday pay?
Jul17

So after all the court cases, where do employers stand on holiday pay?

Clare Gilroy-Scott is a Partner in the employment team at Goodman Derrick LLP, the claimant’s legal team in the recent King v The Sash Window Workshop Ltd ECJ case.  She explains what recent case law decisions mean for employers in terms of holiday pay. Employment tribunals continue to consider a number of cases concerning the inclusion of overtime, commission and other variable payments in holiday pay, as well as the...

Read More
Trust, Culture and Diversity are key in ‘The 4th Industrial Revolution’
Jul17

Trust, Culture and Diversity are key in ‘The 4th Industrial Revolution’

Three key themes – trust, culture and diversity – must be the watchwords for businesses with the onset of the “Fourth Industrial Revolution”, according to a leading employment lawyer. Greg Chambers, associate director in the employment team at Osborne Clarke, was speaking at a seminar in Bristol entitled “The Future of Work in a Smart City.” The event was hosted by Hays Recruitment, held at the city’s Engine Shed and formed part of...

Read More
Staff engagement proved to be child’s play for Kent Employer of the Year
Jul11

Staff engagement proved to be child’s play for Kent Employer of the Year

A Tunbridge Wells company which has spent 65 years “dressing children beautifully” has won the Employer of the Year award, sponsored by law firm Furley Page, at the Kent Excellence in Business Awards 2017. Childrensalon employs nearly 300 staff running the world’s largest online store for designer childrenswear. Director Denise Hamilton was presented with the award by Andrew Masters, Partner and Head of Employment at Furley Page, at a...

Read More