In a challenging economic climate with continuing budget cuts and increasing expectations of staff, sickness absence remains an ongoing problem that is important to address.
The shortlist was announced today (26 July) and the team, shortlisted for their work on the critical issues of National Minimum Wage, for the social care sector, in particular, is in good company, shortlisted alongside ESP Law, Gowling WLG and HRC Law.
The Personnel Today Awards are one of the biggest celebrations of excellence in the HR profession, and the winners will be announced on 21 November 2017, at London's Grosvenor House Hotel.
Matthew Wort, Partner at Anthony Collins Solicitors, said, "Being shortlisted is great recognition for the team. Making the shortlist recognises the exceptional effort that the employment team puts in to providing excellent client service, pragmatic commercial advice and unique sector insight to our clients who do such a great job in improving lives, communities and society across our key sectors."
For further information about the work the employment team does, please visit anthonycollins.com or read our latest employment law newsletter.
Social housing providers will routinely have a number of construction projects underway at any one time. It is essential for client teams to understand and avoid key contract management pitfalls.
A recent case stands as a good reminder to employers to be careful when distinguishing between pensionable employment under a pension scheme’s rules and employment under a contract of employment.
By early morning on 3 May, it was clear that there had been a huge change in the composition of many councils across the country.
Following our new partner announcement, it is with great pleasure that we can announce additional promotions.
Even those of us with zero football knowledge will most likely know of the shenanigans at a Chelsea FC game this season.
The gig economy, the tensions between it, and our more established ways of working are rarely far from the news these days.
The case of Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd v Crawford  EWCA Civil 269 will not win awards for excitement but is useful guidance when dealing with workers’ rest periods under the WTR 1998.
Non-UK nationals will surely be worried about an uncertain future, with much still unclear. These feelings will inevitably accompany people to work, and so employers need to be prepared.
Pension disputes in the LGPS need to be dealt with through the Internal Dispute Resolution Procedure. Join Doug Mullen for a free 45 minute webinar on getting the process right.
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