Sunday December 8, 2019

Seven steps for employers to stay onside with the law

Tackling a toxic workplace culture and respecting minimum entitlements are among the things any company must do to avoid legal troubles in the future, writes Elaine O'Regan

1st December, 2019

When it comes to managing the employment relationship, SMEs and employers must tread carefully to protect their business from potential risks. These seven rules are key to remaining on the right side of the law.

1. Prioritise employment contracts

Start off on a strong footing with clearly drafted employment contracts. “All employment contracts should clearly set out the terms and conditions of employment,” said Dermot Casserly, partner and head of employment law at DWF...

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