Licensing Changes!

Last minute Licensing Changes! In the final throes of the current Parliament, the Deregulation Act 2014 has received Royal assent. The most important changes are the deregulation of live music in licensed premises, the increase in the number of Temporary Event Notices...

Weather Warnings

Severe Weather Warnings – Is Your Business Ready? The UK has recently been experiencing the effects of a much publicised winter ‘weather bomb’. As we come into the winter months, do not forget that your business may have to deal with the consequences...

Shared Parental Leave

Shared Parental Leave & Pay What is Shared Parental Leave? At the end of 2014, new rights to allow parents to share leave following the birth or adoption of their child became law and shared parental leave is now available to parents with babies due on or after 5...

New Intestacy Rules

New Intestacy RulesFrom 1 October 2014, the Inheritance and Trustees Powers Act 2014 changes the way in which the assets of people who die intestate are shared among their relatives. The biggest change will affect married couples or registered civil partnerships where...

Holiday Pay

Hot off the Press – Holiday Pay to include overtime! The Employment Appeal Tribunal has today handed down Judgment in an extremely important case for Employers relating to Holiday Pay. The key points are :- 1. workers are entitled to be paid a sum of money to reflect...