The legalities of flexible working
Flexible working is increasingly commonplace and most employers will have had experience of employees whose working pattern is atypical, or of employees who have made a request to change their working pattern which they may not have been prepared for, or able to agree to.
I am on holiday...over and out
Just what should you say when leaving an out of office message? Should it be funny, apologetic or just short and simple? Last week, one BBC News magazine article asked the question “Should holiday email be deleted?”
Five myths of resignations
One of the most common topics we are asked about is the employee resignation. There are many myths surrounding resignations….it is time to lay some of these to rest.
Can organisational culture be changed?
What is organisational culture? Can organisational culture be changed, and what factors impact it?
How mediation can be used to settle disputes in the workplace
Workplace mediation is one form of alternative dispute resolution to consider. Here we explain what workplace mediation is, how it works and the benefits.
Setting up a UK Office or Branch of an Overseas Company
A blog looking into how non-EU nationals can set up a UK office with a Sole Representative Visa. The visa allows a senior employee of an overseas comapny to live and work in the UK with a view of setting up a UK branch or subsidiary of the overseas company.
How foreign nationals can invest in the UK
A blog looking into the Tier 1 (Investor) visa which grants a foreign investor permission to live in the UK with none of the restrictions on work or residence that apply to other visas.
Tier 2 and 5 Sponsor Compliance Audits
At the time of writing, there are currently 29,036 Tier 2 and/or Tier 5 sponsors in the UK. A sponsor licence is issued for four years at a time, and during this time, a sponsoring company can reasonably expect to be visited by a Home Office immigration inspector.
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