Channel Business Management

  • Tribunal claims on the wane

    According to a recent set of statistics published by the Ministry of Justice, Employment Tribunal claims over the period April 2010 to March 2011 are down by 8 per cent to 218,100. Not bad at first glance. However, when compared to 2008/9's figures,...  Continue Reading

  • Ministers urge businesses to tackle employment red tape

    The next stage in the Government's Red Tape Challenge has kicked off and businesses are now being asked to tackle employment related law, bureaucracy and red tape.  Continue Reading

  • Unfair dismissal rule changes

    Changes to the rules on unfair dismissal rules are to be brought in by the Government. Under the new rules, from 1 April 2012 the qualification period for the right to claim unfair dismissal will be extended from one to two years.  Continue Reading

  • Plans for two new Enterprise Zones

    The Government has asked the Lancashire and the Hull and Humber Local Enterprise Partnerships to develop proposals for two new Enterprise Zones following the recent announcement by BAE Systems about their sites in Brough, Warton and Samlesbury.  Continue Reading