What is a settlement agreement?
A settlement agreement (formerly known as a compromise agreement) is a formal and legally binding agreement made between an employer and an employee (or ex-employee as the case may be) under which an en employee agrees not to pursue any claims in relation to his or her employment or its termination in return for a financial settlement. Continue reading
At London Registrars (http://www.london-registrars.co.uk/) we offer company secretarial services, company formations, company compliance advice and implementation as well as company secretarial audit services and a whole host of business critical support solutions. And all of our specialists, from paralegals to accountants and from bookkeepers to administrators, not only care about our clients but care about our company and as a team that works so closely together we are lucky to have such talented and dedicated staff. Continue reading
The biggest shake-up in pension reform for generations will affect 1.3 million employers in the UK. The auto-enrolment scheme will put the onus on employers to contribute to pensions on behalf of their staff, whether they are a multi-national corporation or an employer of just one member of staff, reports corporate support and company compliance advisers London Registrars (http://www.london-registrars.co.uk/). Continue reading
The employment proposals set out in the Beecroft Report, including the controversial ‘no-fault dismissal’, have been deemed ‘objectionable and unnecessary’ by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), reveals company secretarial services firm London Registrars (http://www.london-registrars.co.uk/).
The Bribery Act has been in effect for nearly a year but many companies still are unclear about its impact on their business and what they should be doing in accordance with it. London Registrars (http://www.london-registrars.co.uk/) helps ensure company compliance with the Bribery Act by advising on how the Act affects issues such as policies, contracts, recruitment and disciplinary procedures. Continue reading
Recently a number of whistle-blowers have turned to the press to raise concerns of malpractice within their organisations. This illustrates the need for businesses and other public bodies to have a clear and effective whistleblowing policy that allows employees, contractors and other stakeholders to raise concerns internally without being ignored or suffering reprisals.Â A whistle-blowing policy will only serve its purpose if kept up to date and in line with statutory regulation. Continue reading
Company secretarial services and corporate support provider London Registrars (http://www.london-registrars.co.uk/) reveals that approximately 70% of FTSE 100 companies are failing to facilitate whistleblowing in the workplace, says a new study from Middlesex University.
London Registrars (http://www.london-registrars.co.uk/) is one of the top corporate and legal support firms in the Greater London area, offering a wide range of services, from acting as process agent in the UK for overseas firms to company secretarial services for PLCs, LTDs, LLPs, NHS Trusts and Housing Associations. Here is a guide as to how your company can benefit from using the services of London Registrars. Continue reading
New draft legislation which incorporates the EU Agency Workers Directive will protect the entitlements of recruitment agency workers, reports company compliance and corporate support services firm London Registrars (http://www.london-registrars.co.uk/). Continue reading
Workplace disputes can be expensive for employers and catastrophic for business. Because of this there are set principles and government guidelines that employers should observe in these situations. Continue reading