Changing terms of employment >

Employment contracts often change during employment, for example, when the employee gets a pay rise or promotion. These types of changes are consensual and cause no problems. But how can employers effect changes that the employee may not want?

Paul Seath outlines the procedures to follow and examines recent case law for guidance. 

Posted on 03 Feb 2016 in BWB Publications Read More >

The Right to Rent Scheme is launched nationwide >

The Government has, of today (01 February 2016), launched the Right to Rent Scheme (the “Scheme”) nationwide. All landlords of privately rented property or their agents are required to check that new tenants have a legal right to be in the UK before renting the properties.

Posted on 01 Feb 2016 in Legal Updates Read More >

2016 Stephen Lloyd Awards now open for entries >

The Stephen Lloyd Awards Committee today announced they are now open for entries to the 2016 Stephen Lloyd Awards. The aim of the awards, in line with Stephen’s own approach, is to help create success by finding and nurturing innovative ideas and projects that can lead to practical, sustainable social change. The awards committee is particularly interested in supporting ideas that address social problems at a systemic level.

Posted on 01 Feb 2016 in BWB News Read More >

Fraudulent BWB email alert! >

Unsolicited emails allegedly being sent from BWB's Immigration department, asking for money to be transferred, have been brought to our attention. This is a scam, please do not make any payments.

Posted on 20 Jan 2016 in BWB News Read More >

Employment Insight: Monitoring employee emails - right to snoop? >

On Tuesday of this week, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) gave judgement, in the case of Bărbulescu v. Romania, that it was not unlawful for an employer to monitor an employee’s personal communications at work. This decision has been reported widely in the UK national press as condoning snooping by an employer on workers’ private emails and messages. Anna Worthington discusses the key issues in this area.

Posted on 15 Jan 2016 in Legal Updates Read More >