The January blues: an employers’ guide

13 January 2020

With the festive season a distant memory, employees now have to get through the infamous January blues. Recent reports have found that mental health illnesses cost the UK and Irish economy more than £41.8 billion (€49.7 billion) combined, each year.

Year-end tax planning

10 January 2020

The key to tax planning is to ensure that all allowances are utilised and that you do not unnecessarily exceed tax thresholds.

Choking risks in early years

10 January 2020

Recent years have seen a number of cases where young children have tragically died in incidents where they have choked on food or other items in nurseries. Martin Hodgson, an early years Education writer, sets out what managers and staff can do to ensure that they reduce the risks of choking and keep children as safe as possible.

Top five cases of 2019

8 January 2020

2019 has been a turbulent year for employment law. Here, Ben McCarthy, employment law writer at Croner-i summarises the top five cases from this year and their outcomes.

Building a mentally healthy working environment

7 January 2020

When we consider that the average person will spend approximately one third of their life at work, it is unsurprising that this environment has a significant influence on our mental health and wellbeing, says Joscelyne Shaw.

Clear and present

7 January 2020

Dangerous substances must be handled safely, explains Andrew Lawrence.