New cap on public sector exit payments set to be introduced

Last month, the government finally published draft regulations setting out how it intends to limit pay-offs to public sector workers, nearly four years after it first said it would tackle the issue of six-figure termination packages. On 10 April, the… Read on

Scope leads the way on disability and wellness reporting

Disability charity Scope is the first organisation to publish its internal disability and wellness report since the government published a new framework intended to support larger employers to record and report voluntarily on disability, mental health and wellbeing in the… Read on

Workers fined for workplace data protection breaches

The Information Commissioner’s Office has exercised its right to bring criminal prosecutions against two individuals who were found guilty of breaching data protection laws at Birmingham Magistrates Court earlier this month. In the first case, an employee of Heart of… Read on

Statutory payments to increase from April 2019

The annual increase of certain benefits in England, Wales and Scotland is due to take effect from early next month.  Benefits generally rise in line with inflation.  This year, the key changes are: statutory sick pay will increase from £92.05… Read on

Current Vacancies

Vacancies: Salaried Partners and Associates Take your career to the next level with Springhouse, the exciting and rapidly growing niche employment law specialists. Our unique network of micro-offices means you will have unparalleled autonomy but remain part of a supportive… Read on

Decoding your legal bill

We explained how the hourly rate charging method works and gave some tips on keeping costs down in our previous article: how to keep your legal fees as low as possible. Now, we will take a look at the items… Read on

How to keep your legal fees as low as possible

  Following on from our article: the solicitor’s hourly rate explained we have put together a few hints and tips for keeping your legal bill as reasonable as possible and getting the best value from your solicitor. Hourly rates Charging… Read on

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