As the Christmas period approaches, all organisations should be asking themselves how they can best use annual leave to respond to market conditions faced by their business.
Partners at DLA Piper share their predictions for challenges employers could face in the New Year.
Athena Koelmeyer outlines two recent cases that have underscored the grey area of whether an employer should attempt to intervene and give directions to employees about what they can and cannot do in their “private time”, whilst engaged in work-related travel.
If you don’t want to ruffle any feathers, it’s important to make sure that the distinction is made between employees and contractors – or you could end up footing a legal bill.
There are situations in which employers have to weigh the cost of going to court against the cost of a settlement. HC looks at what to consider when offering a payment.
If your employees build up LinkedIn connections with clients and then leave to work for a competitor, do those networks count as trade secrets?
Of the top 40 companies, 88% offer paid volunteer leave, with 61% offering a budget to support volunteering
Fair Work Ombudsman Natalie James said the penalties demonstrate that "serious consequences apply" for neglecting Fair Work Commission orders
Despite the recent trend towards business focused HR, a new report indicates that many HR directors still have some way to go