Ten ways an employer can breach their contract

Employment law can be confusing at the best of times but one thing to be aware of is that both employers and employees have a range of legal and moral responsibilities. These responsibilities should be outlined in the contract of employment that both parties must sign. It is reasonably common to hear of employees being sacked or suspended as a result of ‘breaching their contract’, but this actually works both ways. Employers can also act in contravention of the terms outlined in an employment contract. There are numerous ways in…

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What is Independent Legal Advice?

There are many occasions in life when you’ll require legal advice. It could be in connection with preparing a will, making complicated financial arrangements or even in the case of a divorce. You might find yourself in dispute with a neighbour, your employer or the local council. In all these situations legal expertise can be invaluable in finding an acceptable resolution.

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The Importance of Branding and Consistency

All businesses that are successful have many things in common, but one of these is the branding. Whatever size your business is, branding is one of the most important things to get right if you want to be successful now and in the future. Building up your business brand is something that you should give a lot of consideration to – a brand is much more than just a logo. It is something that incorporates your values as a business and communicates them effectively to your target customer base. Image…

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More People Seeking Financial Advice

According to recent research, the number of people seeking financial advice has risen, but the overall numbers remain low. A Rise in Statistics A survey conducted by Aegon to find out how we make financial decisions discovered that 10 percent of people consult a financial adviser concerning their money. This signifies an increase of 25 per cent in people receiving financial advice; just 8 per cent said the same in 2020. Like the findings of the 2020 survey, 47 per cent claimed to make financial decisions themselves, with 40 per…

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Business equipment to consider in 2022

If you are running your own business or working from home there are some key pieces of equipment that you will want to take a look at purchasing in 2022. The final items that you have will depend on the function of your business, the daily tasks that you complete as well as the budget that you have available. Image credit Telephones – depending on how you operate your business you might want to look at having either a voip phone for your business or a business mobile. You can…

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Reasons to Have Regular Hygiene Audits of Your Food Business

Local authorities enforce the laws relating to food safety and hygiene. They are allowed to visit your food business at any time without an appointment and can carry out a hygiene audit. They can give advice on how to maintain high standards of hygiene, and can take enforcement action if standards are not up to scratch. If the situation is serious, you could face closure of your premises or prosecution. The good news is that it’s not too costly to have an audit of your food business so you can…

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How To Tell If Your Workspace Needs Cleaning

It is very important to keep your workspace clean and safe at all times, as well as being able to identify any safety hazards. You need to know what to look for when trying to maintain a safe and clean environment in your workplace, as well as the many different things that need to be cleaned or repaired on a regular basis. If you can’t remember the last time the area was cleaned, it’s definitely time to get scrubbing! Image credit The first thing when it comes to cleaning is…

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What does a procurement manager do?

The procurement manager has a challenging task in from of them. In short, they and their department of officers, or sometimes acting alone if they are a small company, will be solely responsible for the ordering and securing of all the business equipment, office supplies, raw materials (if a manufacturing organisation) for the business to function. If they or their team fail in that role, the company will come across severe operational problems and issues. This can ultimately lead to reductions in profits and a loss of reputational status with…

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The use of Nickel in the industry and our lives.

One of the most hard, but necessary, metal materials we need is Nickel. Nickel is a wonderful material but it is difficult to find and to mine. It is also found in some of the most remote places of the world, also making it difficult to mine. The largest deposits are located in Canada’s least accessible places (of which there are many) and so the cost and effort employed is quite large. There are others like Russia that also has remote places and Australia in it’s outback. Why do we…

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Why Food Safety and Hygiene Are So Important

Food safety and hygiene are crucial if you are working in the food distribution industry in order to prevent potentially life-threatening illnesses and hazards to people’s health. As more and more recalls and outbreaks are being reported, it is vital that food distribution organisations take food safety as seriously as possible. Outsourcing a food safety consultant is not only cost-effective but will also bring a number of benefits to your organisation through their experience and expertise. When looking for Food Safety Consultants, I highly recommend contacting MQM. Read on for…

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