BOOKING NOW OPEN: Social Media Week, London
Employment Issues / Social Media

BOOKING NOW OPEN: Social Media Week, London

I’ll be hosting a series of events during Social Media Week, all of which are FREE to attend (yes, FREE!) Covering a wide range of topics suitable for businesses, charities, directors, managers and employees, four events will run at a number of locations all within walking distance of Old Street’s Silicone Roundabout. The events are: 23 September … Continue reading

Update: More arrested for inciting racial or religious hatred on Twitter
Employment Issues / Social Media

Update: More arrested for inciting racial or religious hatred on Twitter

It has been widely reported that more people have been arrested for making alleged offensive comments on social media sites following the attacks in Woolwich, London this week. Following complaints from members of the public, a 23-year-old and a 22-year-old, from the Bristol area were held by Avon and Somerset Police on suspicion of inciting … Continue reading

PODCAST: Why I turned down a university place to become a legal executive
Legal Cheek

PODCAST: Why I turned down a university place to become a legal executive

PODCAST: Alex Aldridge and Kevin Poulter discuss alternative routes with Rhys Bevan Is Rhys Bevan (pictured) crazy? Why would anyone in their right mind reject a place at one of the top universities in the country to go and do an unglamorous legal apprenticeship at a local authority? Actually, though, when 24 year-old Bevan explains his career … Continue reading

Employment Issues / In the News

Employment Tribunal Statistics – Good News For Employers?

The Tribunal reform is already taking effect. Here is the proof The Tribunal Service has just published some interesting statistics, breaking down the claims, awards and averages over the twelve months to 21 March 2012. Contrary to what we might be told by Vince and the BIS team, the effects of Tribunal reform already seem … Continue reading