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.
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.
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.
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.