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Insights: Businesses

Employing temporary workers over the Christmas period: The Essentials

The Christmas period is arguably the busiest time of year for retail businesses and the extra support from temporary workers, or 'Christmas temps' can be essential to handle the increase in workload, cover absences and meet increased business demand. However, it is important that employers are aware of the employment related rights and obligations that employing a Christmas temp involves.

Understanding Martyn’s Law and the Duty to Protect

The Terrorism (Protection of Premises) Bill, known as "Martyn's Law ", in memory of Martyn Hett, a victim of the Manchester Arena bombing in 2017, will go before Parliament in the forthcoming session.

How to apply for a sponsor licence

If you are a UK-based employer looking to hire skilled workers from overseas, you will need to apply for a sponsor licence.

Recent legislative changes on retained EU employment law issues

The Government released draft legislation this month in the form of The Employment Rights (Amendment, Revocation and Transitional Provision) Regulations 2023 to implement significant changes to holiday rights under the Working Time Regulations (WTR).