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Changes to statutory payments and increase on limits for unfair dismissal – April 2017

It is that time of year when we advise you of changes to statutory payments and the increase on limits for unfair dismissal. Please find below a summary of the key [...]
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Are your insurer’s excessive demands costing you too much?

A fire or other incident can tear a business apart, sometimes in a matter of minutes, and insurance provides a vital safety net. Employers must be prepared to [...]
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Some important tribunal decisions to bear in mind during the disciplinary process

Written by Anil Champaneri, HR Consultant During a disciplinary process, you have to make the decisions and not be improperly influenced by a third party (like HR) [...]
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RIDDOR – Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013

As well as deaths and injuries caused by workplace accidents there is a duty under RIDDOR to report other incidents, including occupational diseases, carcinogens, [...]
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Alcumus are proud to announce that Martin Smith CEO, receives Distinguished Alumni Award from University of South Wales

Alcumus are proud to announce that Martin Smith, CEO, has received a Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of South Wales. Martin graduated from the [...]
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Shared parental leave – husband wins tribunal for sex discrimination

Written by Susan Barker, Senior HR Consultant A recent employment tribunal case has been won by a father who felt he had been discriminated against on the grounds of [...]