Sugar Tax – Solution or More Problems?
Ian WilkinsonSeptember 21, 2016
Over the years, we have seen a growing problem with obesity and this is a fact that cannot be denied. In the past twenty years alone, obesity has become more prevalent with figures rising from around 15% to 25%. With that in mind, it means that a quarter of all people over the age of 16 are now...
What Now for UK Employment Law?
Ian WilkinsonSeptember 16, 2016
Although some time has now passed since the UK’s decision to leave the EU, we are somehow still left with more questions than answers. On the whole, there are many policies and laws all up for debate and this can be seen with employment law. As many trade unions were concerned about employment...
Business Networking: Is LinkedIn Dead?
Ian WilkinsonJuly 5, 2016
After launching way back in May 2003, LinkedIn took its time to reach the top but did just that a few years ago with employers and employees alike using the service for a number of tasks. For some, LinkedIn has become a must-have platform when looking for a job, for others it is an essential online...
What would Brexit mean for UK trade deals?
Ian WilkinsonJune 21, 2016
For many, the EU referendum to be held on 23 June is largely dependant on how Brexit could potentially affect UK trade. The UK has long-been a powerful symbol of trade power and the uncertainty surrounding exporting plus the potential impact on investment is worrying many voters. David Cameron,...
Brexit: Are UK Employment Rights at Risk?
Ian WilkinsonJune 16, 2016
Just twenty years ago, there was no such thing as a right to paid holiday, a limit of the hours workers could work, or prevention on the discrimination of religion or disability when hiring. This shows just how much UK employment rights have improved in just a short time but how much of this was...
How might Brexit affect British firms and their workers?
Ian WilkinsonJune 9, 2016
The conversation surrounding Britain and its future relationship with the European Union has been around for a while, but much of the present debate is centered on the effect that Brexit, as it is called, may have on both British firms and their workers. Any brief analysis of the topic is hotly...