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The office Christmas party – beware the employment law pitfalls!

It’s that time of year again! Companies are gearing up for the annual office Christmas party. This is traditionally a time when employees are at their most relaxed; especially if there is a little alcohol involved. However, amongst all the merriment, potentially difficult issues can arise for employers. 1.Employers can be held liable for discrimination occurring outside the workplace. It is important that all employees […]


Employment rights when it snows

If snow affects your ability to get to work, it can raise a number of questions! So, if you’re an employee, what are your rights? Will I be in trouble if I can’t make it in? If you cannot attend work, you are not automatically entitled to be paid. Your employer might be able to make you take unpaid leave, holiday days or work flexible […]