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  • Is Santa complying with his employment law obligations?

    Is Santa complying with his employment law obligations?

    When faced with the daunting task of delivering presents to all of the 'nice' children in the world in one night, it is not unexpected that Santa may, on occasion, be guilty of falling foul of employment law legislation. With this in mind, we have conducted a high-level review of his employment practices, which he can perhaps look over when things are quieter for him come January.

  • Tis the Season.. for employers to be aware of common festive pitfalls

    Tis the Season.. for employers to be aware of common festive pitfalls

    While it may indeed be the most wonderful time of the year and a time for goodwill, pigs in blankets and Buddy the Elf, for us employment lawyers the festive period is often also a time for an increased level of enquiries surrounding a number of common issues. We encourage our employer clients to take a few precautions to avoid having to add dealing with grievances and disciplinaries to their list of January blues.