Time to Talk Day on Thursday 6th February 2020 is an opportunity for employers to review policy and culture against best practice in employee mental wellbeing
Workplace mental wellbeing is a top concern among employers, according to European-wide research.
According to the World Health... Read More →
Entrepreneurs’ Relief (ER) was put in the spotlight by both Labour and the Conservatives during the election campaign at the end of last year with Labour saying they would remove it completely and the Conservatives proposing a review and reform but they didn’t submit any detailed proposals. With the Budget... Read More →
Prince Harry and Meghan are stepping back from royal duties, but it may be royalties that see them through in their new life.
Before announcing their desire to spend time out of the spotlight, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex applied to register the brand Sussex Royal as a global trademark.
The... Read More →
Wednesday 26th February 2020
8.30am - 10.00am
14, High Street, Huddersfield, HD1 2HA
Irina Polyakova, Senior Solicitor in our employment team will be joined by Arta Heath, specialist immigration lawyer, from My UK Visa. They will discuss:
Employers should bear in mind the below detailed changes which are anticipated to come into force in 2020 and the ways to prepare for them.
From 6 April 2020, to even out the variation in pay for workers,... Read More →
Divorce rates have fallen to their lowest level since the 1970s but breakdowns continue to spike after the festive season, and professionals are encouraging couples with rocky relationships to focus on talking to each other in the run up to Christmas.
Many attribute the stress and financial burden of trying... Read More →
Christmas brings a round of festive celebrations with drinks, dinners and bottles of wine shared between customers and suppliers, but whether giving or receiving, businesses need to keep up with the rules on corporate gifting.
Under the regime introduced in 2011 by the Bribery Act, any corporate hospitality... Read More →
Forget the ink, the courts have ruled that an automatic email signature can count when it comes to the dotted line
Companies are being urged to review their electronic procedures after a court ruled that an automatic email... Read More →
Any company-organised office party, whether in or out of working hours and on or off site, is an extension of the workplace which can test a business across the board on its policies and attitudes.
“It’s a real stress-test for the culture of the business and its employment policies,” explained Irina... Read More →
Christmas Day has been the biggest day of the year for online and app downloads in recent years, as users set up the new devices they’ve received as presents.
In the latest report, Apple announced that 180 billion apps had been downloaded from Apple App Store and alongside the enormous growth in the... Read More →
If you’re a parent, you’ll be familiar with how long it takes to get your children ready to leave the house. Whether it’s setting up the pram for the baby, filling your bag with all the supplies you need or finding lost shoes, it can be a real pain to do anything quickly, especially if you have an appointment... Read More →
Eaton Smith is delighted to welcome Irina Polyakova to the team. Irina joined the firm at the beginning of November as a Senior Solicitor in the Employment Law team. A dual qualified (English & Russian) employment solicitor with experience in the Middle East, UK and Russia, Irina has advised business from a... Read More →