Office politics – avoiding clashes in the run up to GE2015
Employment Issues / In the News

Office politics – avoiding clashes in the run up to GE2015

 As we move ever closer to election day, the dangers of discussing politics in the office, the pub or at home become ever more present.  Sometimes the stakes can be high.  Thinking about this, I recently wrote a feature for City AM’s Office Politics section, discussing political ding-dongs, in the office.  The article is reproduced … Continue reading

Zero hours contracts: a 2015 general election hot potato
Employment Issues / In the News

Zero hours contracts: a 2015 general election hot potato

In the run-up to the UK General Election, last month I wrote a feature for Real Business which is reproduced below.  Following last week’s first TV ‘debate’ which saw both David Cameron and Ed Miliband declare they could not work under zero hours contracts, it is likley that both parties manifestos will address this thorny … Continue reading

EU migrants can be refused benefits, in some circumstances
In the News / Legal Topics

EU migrants can be refused benefits, in some circumstances

An opinion coming from one of Europe’s most senior lawyers may impact on the UK election and throw into question what rights European migrants have in their host countries. Following hot on the heels of last year’s European Court of Justice decision in Dano -v- Jobcenter Leipzig, the latest opinion of the Advocate General has suggested that if a … Continue reading