COVID-19 UPDATE: It is important that we follow official guidelines to minimise the risk from COVID-19, so we would ask you to bear with us during these unprecedented times. We are now welcoming clients back to the office for in-person meetings where necessary, but we are still able to meet by telephone or video call. Please also ensure you are wearing a face mask if you come to visit us in the office, in line with Welsh Assembly guidelines.
The benefits of a Settlement Agreement

The benefits of a Settlement Agreement

A Settlement Agreement (formally known as a Compromise Agreement) is a legally binding contract made between an employee and employer. This usually provides for a severance payment by the employer in return for your agreement not to pursue any claims in a Tribunal or...
Key changes to employment law in 2022

Key changes to employment law in 2022

National Minimum Wage The National Minimum Wage will increase on 6 April 2022. The new pay rates will be as follows: National living wage (age 23 or over): £9.50 per hour Age 21 to 22: £9.18 per hour Age 18 to 20: £6.83 per hour Age 16 to 17: £4.81 per hour Apprentice...
BYOD (Bring your Own Device)

BYOD (Bring your Own Device)

With businesses adapting to the ubiquitous nature of technology and the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, a potential solution for many is allowing employees to use their own personal mobile devices in the to carry out their work. As well as providing a seamless...
Monitoring Employees

Monitoring Employees

An employer may wish to monitor their employees to, amongst other things, ensure they are undertaking the work they are contracted and paid to do. Due to the somewhat forced prevalence of remote working as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, some employers may feel...

No jab, no job? – mandatory vaccinations

The decision by the UK government to require those working in the care sector in England to be vaccinated against Covid-19 this month has reignited the debate on the legality of ‘no jab, no job’ policies in other sectors. At the moment, Wales has no plan to make...