Coronavirus has now been declared as a global health emergency by the World Health Organisation and, at the time of writing, two cases have been confirmed in the UK. The risk of the spread of coronavirus in the UK continues to rise and so employers should be considering how they should act if an employee intends to travel to China, contracts the virus in the UK or is absent from work. Gina McCadden, Employment Solicitor, here explains the facts about the virus and how employers can take steps in accordance with the law.
New pay slip requirements are set to come into force requiring itemised calculations for variable rates of pay and hours worked. This requirement will also be extended to include workers, not just employees. Gina McCadden, Employment Solicitor,...
Celebrations continue in the Southampton office of Warner Goodman as Gina McCadden has qualified into the Employment team. Gina joined the firm in September 2014 working as a Paralegal in the team. Prior to this, she studied law at the University of...
2017 is already set to be an interesting year in terms of Employment case law. Gina McCadden, Solicitor within the Employment Team, takes a look at the decisions we are expecting throughout the year and what affect they may have on employers and/or employees.
Today is World Mental Health Day; a time to raise awareness of the impact mental health has on us all, and educate us on how to support those suffering. Gina McCadden, Solicitor in our Employment team, here reviews the significance of the day and demonstrates to employers their responsibilities towards their employees’ mental health.
Employers should review their policies and contracts of employment to match the new Government-funded initiative ‘Fit for Work’. Gina McCadden, Employment Law Solicitor, here explains how the procedure will work and the changes employers need to implement.
The Festive Season this year starts for some when on 1 December much anticipated legislation comes into force that will give effect to the new ‘shared parental leave’ regime. The new law will apply to employees whose babies are due (or who will adopt a child) on or after 5 April 2015.
Against a backdrop of soaring levels of obesity, employers are waiting on the outcome of a European Court ruling which may mean that special treatment has to be given to employees whose weight is causing them problems in the workplace. Gina McCadden, Employment Lawyer, reviews the case and explains what this means for employers.