The TUC has made a last minute call for MPs to halt plans for employment tribunal fees, warning that if implemented, many of the UK’s lowest paid workers will be priced out of justice.10 Jun 2013
With the Ministry of Justice confirming that fees will apply to all employment tribunals and employment appeal tribunals lodged from 29 July, WSB presents two legal firms' analyses of the main costs and changes to the system.04 Jun 2013
The Ministry of Justice has confirmed that fees will apply to all employment tribunals and employment appeal tribunals lodged from 29 July.04 Jun 2013
Cricketing legend Graham Gooch is taking part in a question and answer session at the Pensions & Benefits Show 2013.22 May 2013
The Consumer Insurance Act will provide peace of mind for policy-holders but insurers may now look for ways to protect themselves in light of the changes. Hannah Uttley investigates.16 May 2013
Auto-enrolment and the removal of the default retirement age have had significant impacts on their own. Owain Thomas examines what effects have been felt on employers’ group risk schemes.14 May 2013
The Queen’s Speech has confirmed that plans for the single-tier state pension, childcare voucher reform and a cut in employers’ national insurance will be followed through.09 May 2013
Increasing numbers of cancer patients are facing discrimination at work as almost four in ten people who returned to work following treatment suffered prejudice.03 May 2013
Businesses who do not tap into Britain’s growing older population could suffer skills shortages and lose an important competitive edge, according to a new guide released by the Department for Work and Pensions.16 Apr 2013
Employers and their staff could face more questions and demands for greater workforce information from insurers when taking out new policies or schemes in light of the new Consumer Insurance Act, insurers are warning.04 Apr 2013
Employers are divided almost equally about whether they would like to see the return of the default retirement age or are happy with the current arrangements, but a quarter have seen benefit costs rise.03 Apr 2013
Senior managers will need help in managing new company car tax legislation as research for LeasePlan UK reveals than almost half (48%) say their businesses are unprepared for the changes that come into force today.01 Apr 2013
A new health and work assessment and advisory service is to be set up to encourage employers to fund around 110,000 health-related interventions, following the Budget’s news of health intervention tax relief.28 Mar 2013
The CBI is calling on the government to change the legalistic culture within the employment tribunals system by introducing a number of reforms.28 Mar 2013
Employment lawyers have said that a “reasonable investigation” should have preceded the decision by Oxford University to dismiss a librarian following the filming of a Harlem Shake video in its library.25 Mar 2013
Chancellor George Osborne’s employee shareholder scheme has been left in tatters after a “humiliating” defeat in the House of Lords last night.21 Mar 2013
Employers will be able to offer interest free season ticket loans to their staff of up to £10,000.20 Mar 2013
The Chancellor has been urged by a leading policy expert to consider scrapping salary sacrifice to save the treasury billions of pounds a year.20 Mar 2013
Discrimination against workers as a result of taking maternity leave is still rife, a new report from Working Families reveals.18 Mar 2013
New rules which aim to streamline the employment tribunal process and make it easier for all parties to navigate have been published by the Department for Business Innovation and Skills.15 Mar 2013
The programme for the Pensions and Benefits Show, which takes place on 12-13 June at ExCel in London, has now been unveiled.
WSB has launched the Workplace Savings and Benefits Awards 2013 - the only award event to recognise both employer and provider excellence.
The World Economic Forum’s Global Risks 2013 report is developed from an annual survey of over 1,000 experts from industry, government, academia and civil society who were asked to review a landscape of 50 global risks.
Aviva has successfully supported employers through staging and implementation of auto-enrolment. Thankfully, none have needed the thornbush, and none have come close to the cliffs, but all have struggled at times with the enforced downhill speed toward their staging date. So what have we learned so far?