HR Solutions Shropshire is in the Midlands News Business celebrating the first year in business and how successful the year has been.
Companies across Shropshire face a ticking time bomb because of major new rules governing how they store personal information, an industry expert warned today. Ishbel Lapper says the new General Data Protection Regulation, which comes into force in May, is the biggest shake-up in the law over data storage for two decades. And she warns that companies will have to make sure they follow the law from day one – or face hefty fines of up to 20 million Euros.
Let’s get one thing crystal clear. It is against the law to pay men and women different rates for doing the same job. The Equality Act of 2010 says this: “Men and women, whether in full-time or part-time employment should not be treated less favourably in relation to pay, benefits and terms and conditions where they are doing equal work.”
The Beast from the East is here – bringing with it Siberian temperatures and the threat of widespread snow. That’s likely to mean lots of travel disruption and schools closing across the region, meaning extra childcare headaches for thousands of workers. So what do you do if your staff cannot make it into work because of the weather – or your boss insists that you drive into work on treacherous roads? Here are the answers to a few of the most commonly-asked questions about work and the weather.
It was one off the most significant legal rulings of 2017 – and its impact will be truly seen over the next 12 months. The Supreme Court ruled last July that the system of forcing people to pay a fee of up to £1,200 to bring a claim at an Employment Tribunal was unlawful. In a single stroke, the Supreme Court removed one of the largest obstacles facing workers who thought they had been badly dealt with by their bosses. So, if you think you have been treated badly at work should you now reconsider seeking a remedy through a tribunal?