Actors denied minimum wage for not meeting 'worker' classification.
Peter Bennett reveals how he is evolving the risk management system which saved his firm £3m in PII premiums.
At their recent annual conferences, each of the main political parties laid down some key proposals in relation to changes to the current law. Whilst some of the proposals were predictably divergent, there was a degree of overlap, particularly on the ever contentious issue of exclusive zero-hours contracts.
In the recent case of A v B, Paul Seath represented the successful respondent, B, and explores what we can learn from the outcome.
There are approximately 850,000 charity trustees in England and Wales. Hannah Morphet explains what their duties are.
Philip Kirkpatrick is quoted in The Times on how charitable foundations are a tax-efficient way for companies to be philanthropic.
Fixed-term contracts sound simple, but Sarah Bull finds that a number of issues can arise.
Following a statement from Monica Oriol, Chairwoman of Spanish multinational company, Seguriber-Umano
Stephen Lloyd’s Memorial Service will take place on Wednesday 21 January. See today’s Briefing for more details.
Next week the BWB Briefing takes a break – we will return the week beginning 3rd November.
The new flexible working regime raises many important questions, which Anna Worthington provides the answers to.
The timing of an employee's self-elected termination can affect its status as a constructive dismissal - Louise Rea >
The point at which an employee chooses to terminate their employment, as well as their conduct around the termination, can have a crucial impact on whether the resignation will be held to be a constructive dismissal.
Paul Jennings is quoted in The Stage following his client, Gavin McAlinden’s successful Employment Appeal Tribunal decision.
The new shared parental leave scheme will come into effect in 2015. Lucy McLynn shares her opinion that the new regime could create problems for everyone.
BWB Employment Update - Autumn 2014.
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has today rejected an Employment Tribunal’s judgment that actors engaged under a profit sharing arrangement are “workers” and therefore entitled to the minimum wage.
The Home Office has decided upon the location for the pilot scheme.
From next year, parents will be able to share parental leave after their child is born.
BWB's Augustus Della-Porta has written a blog for Third Sector on Celebrating Muslim Charities. Click here to read.
Do you want your trustees to understand the legal and regulatory environment better? Register them for Christine Rigby’s workshop at the NCVO/BWB Trustee Conference.
Rosamund McCarthy quoted in Civil Society: Charity Commission board members 'sceptical or hostile to charity campaigning' >
The Charity Commission is "at the very best sceptical and at worst hostile to charity campaigning", according to Rosamund McCarthy, partner at Bates Wells Braithwaite.
Augustus Della-Porter responds to comments by William Shawcross, chair of the Charity Commission.