Markel Law Insights

New consultation on direct marketing code of practice

The Importance of Patching

Employment Law Changes 2020

January 12, 2020 | Hannah Thomas

HSE Health and Safety statistics for 2018/19

Each year the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) publishes statistics on health and safety in Great Britain. Statistics for the last year have recently been published.

January 09, 2020 | Hannah Thomas

Compulsory Early Conciliation introduced in Northern Ireland

Compulsory Early Conciliation for employment law claims has been introduced in Northern Ireland. Read our article for a summary of the legal position for employers.

December 09, 2019 | Hannah Thomas

What to expect in employment law in 2020

2019 has been a turbulent year in politics and an uncertain time for SMEs. Whilst the government launched several consultations this year and a commitment to introduce new legislation, some proposed legislative changes have been placed on hold due to the amount of time taken up with Brexit, including some of the proposed legislative changes set out in the government’s “Good Work Plan”. We summarise the most significant changes coming into effect next year.

December 03, 2019 | Hannah Thomas

How should employers respond when staff cannot attend work due to travel or weather disruption?

Whilst this is a positive month of festivities and celebration and a time to take stock and look forward to the year ahead, employers may also be impacted by employees struggling to attend work.

November 18, 2019 | Rianda Markram