Tag Archives: employees

Just rumours: Agency Workers Regulations don’t turn temporary workers into employees overnight

Posted by on Wednesday, March 23, 2011

By Ron Drake, Partner at Cobbetts Despite recent rumours from anti-EU circles to the contrary, the Agency Workers Regulations 2010 (which come into force on 1 October 2011) do not have cataclysmic consequences for the temporary labour market. 1. Temporary workers can’t claim unfair dismissal The Regulations do not magically turn temporary workers into employees… Read More »

Another one bites the dust: Are football clubs playing the game when it comes to employee contracts?

Posted by on Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Despite being regarded by all commentators as a nice man and by most as a good football manager, Roy Hodgson’s departure from Liverpool ‘by mutual consent’ is the third Premier League manager to leave his job in the current season –which is only just over half way finished!  This, together with the constant press coverage… Read More »

What Makes a Great Employer? 5 Important Qualities your Business Needs

Posted by on Friday, November 5, 2010

Congratulations to Leeds-based advertising agency, Gratterpalm,  winners of this year’s Best Employer category in the Yorkshire Post’s Business Excellence Awards.  Over the last few years the School has sponsored  this category  and, as chair of the judging panel,  I’ve had the  privilege of visiting many businesses throughout Yorkshire to hear them present on their approaches… Read More »