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Startup Law A to Z: Employment Law

Your startup will not succeed unless you, the founder, build an exceptional team. Great teams are built on top of great culture. Yet any venture-backed startup founder will tell you, myself included, that developing a positive corporate culture is more art than science, requiring constant and creative recalibration as your company grows. What then does ...

Uber loses another appeal against drivers’ rights in UK

Uber has lost another appeal against a landmark 2016 UK employment tribunal ruling that found a group of drivers to be workers, rather than self-employed, meaning they’re entitled to benefits such as holiday pay and the National Minimum Wage. The court of appeal today upheld previous decisions classifying the drivers as workers. Although the ruling ...

UK workplace rights reform doesn’t look disruptive to gig economy giants

The UK government has set out a labor market reform package it bills as a major upgrade to workplace rights in the era of disruptive gig economy platforms. The reforms, which include new legislation, are intended to take account of changes in working practices including those flowing from tech platforms. But despite some gig economy platforms standing ...

Uber back in court in UK to argue against workers rights for drivers

Uber is back in court in the UK today and tomorrow to try once again to overturn a  two year old employment tribunal ruling that judged a group of Uber drivers to be workers — meaning they’re entitled to workers benefits such as holiday pay, paid rest breaks and the national minimum wage. Uber lost its first ...

UK Uber drivers to stage 24 hour strike over pay and conditions

A UK union that represents the interests of Uber drivers has called a 24 hour strike for tomorrow. Ride-hailing giant Uber may not be comfortable thinking of the people who do the driving on its platform as workers but, in 2016, a UK employment tribunal ruled against its classification of a group of then current ...

License caps and CCTV among ride-hailing rule changes urged in report to UK gov’t

Uber and similar services could be facing caps on the number of licenses for vehicles that can operate ride-hailing services in London and other UK cities under rule changes being recommended to the government. CCTV being universally installed inside licensed taxis and private hire vehicles for safety purposes is another suggestion. A working group in ...

Why Outsource Employment Law

10.14.2009 · Posted in Business News Article

There was a time not too many years back, when in the US in particular a lot of owners and HR managers of companies really didn't give the amount of thought to employment law that they do today. However times are getting tough for Uncle Sam and they're going to get a lot tougher in ...

Finding Solicitors Specialising In Compromise

07.08.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

With the recent economic downturn there have been many thousands of redundancies. Many people who never previously considered redundancy, or what they would need to do if faced with redundancy are now forced to seek professional advice on the matter. Once they do, they will quickly be introduced to the complex concept of the compromise ...

Know Different Acts In Employment Law

05.24.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

Federal laws are usually are laid in place to safeguard the rights of its workers. These laws provide employment advice to both employees and their employers. Some of these laws are as follows: ...

Know The Best Solution For Tribunal Representation

05.24.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

Is your company measures set out, posted in an Employee Handbook? Do you know that if they are not, you could be in violation of National Employment Laws? Company procedure manuals are necessary for all organization levels and employees alike. The manual should cover every detail on the process for grievances, disciplinary actions, dismissals, discrimination ...