dress codes law

Dress codes and the law

In light of the recent row over a temp worker being dismissed for refusing to wear high heels at work, we thought we’d delve into the laws behind dress codes. Where is the line between a uniform and a dress code? When can a dress code be sexist or discriminatory? How should dress codes apply…

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right to rent checks

Right to Rent Checks for Landlords and Tenants

  As of the 1st February, landlords who let out properties in England now have to carry out compulsory ‘right to rent’ checks to make sure any potential tenants have the right to rent property in the UK. What does a ‘right to rent’ check mean? Under the new immigration rules, landlords are now expected…

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How to throw a christmas party

How to Organise a Great Office Christmas Party

It’s that time of year again – when employees start to rub their hands at the thought of another office Christmas party. Parties and festive get-togethers can be great fun, a boost to staff morale and a time to let different departments mix together, but occasionally they can cause trouble for an employer: alcohol-fuelled arguments,…

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Guide to employment law for businesses

A Quick Guide to Employment Law for Businesses

As an employer, you need to be aware of and compliant with UK Employment Law. Employment Law covers a vast area, from contracts and dismissal to workplace environments and discrimination. Complying with Employment Law keeps your employees happy, can improve productivity, and also saves you the cost and stress of employment tribunal claims. At We…

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