Do employees get extra pay on a leap year day?
Every four years, many workers find themselves cramming an extra day of work into an already packed year. But are workers in the UK entitled to extra pay for this extra work?
How Maternity, Adoption and Shared Parental Leave regulations are changing this year
In this Bitesized Edition, we look at the new Maternity Leave, Adoption Leave and Shared Parental Leave (Amendment) Regulations, set to come into force on 6 April 2024.
9 things employers need to know about apprenticeships
With National Apprenticeship Week here, we explain what employers need to consider regarding apprenticeship schemes and their legal obligations.
How flexible working regulations are changing this year
Amendments to the current flexible working legislation will come into force this year. Any flexible working applications made on or after 6 April 2024 must be dealt with in accordance with the regulations.
General advice , Protecting your business
5 things you need to know about missing the self-assessment tax return deadline
With 31 January deadline fast approaching, time is ticking for the UK’s 5.4m tax payers to submit their Self-Assessment tax returns.
Holiday Pay Guidance from the Government – The Bitesized Edition
The Government has issued guidance on calculating holiday pay to simplify holiday entitlement for irregular hours and part-year workers.
General advice , Motorcycling
What to do if the council won’t fix the potholes on your road
Corey Evans, Associate at DAS Law clarifies the legal position around damage caused by potholes and the possible repercussions for those who seek to resolve them themselves.
General advice , Employment disputes
Be on your best behaviour at your work Christmas party
Charlotte Ellis. Legal Adviser at DAS Law, looks at the rules surrounding the office Christmas party.
General advice , Property disputes
How far you can legally go to stop someone from playing a trick on you this Halloween
Halloween is generally a ‘spooktacular’ time for all but a few bad apples can spoil the fun. So what can you do if someone chooses to play a trick and damages your property?
Don’t get a red card while watching the World Cup at work
If you are planning on watching World Cup matches at work there are a number of important things to consider.
How employers can prevent harassment or bullying in the workplace
Employers can be liable for employees who have subjected other employees to harassment in the workplace if they have not taken reasonable steps to prevent harassment.
How “purpose or reasonable effect” can affect workplace harassment cases
Harassment in the workplace has come under a spotlight in the last few years and employers have put their policies and practices under the spotlight to ensure they are doing all they can to eliminate it.
Restrictive covenants in employment contracts – what the government is proposing
employees are departing who may have had access to trade secrets, strategic plans, financial plans and customer or client confidential information.