How to Defend Employment Tribunal Claims

The number of employment tribunals held in the UK has been decreasing in recent years – in part due to the tightening of rules and the introduction of issue and hearing fees for claimants. As a result, it is likely that disgruntled employees will continue to press their claims for unfair dismissal. If your business […]

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A small business survival guide to maternity leave

UKIP MP Godfrey Bloom recently hit headlines with a controversial comment about how no small business should hire women of childbearing age. His comments stem from the popular assumption that maternity leave can cripple small businesses. While Bloom’s comments should not be taken seriously, there’s no doubt that maternity leave can cause problems for small […]

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