James Potts - Associate Director of Legal
Recent Blog Posts By James Potts - Associate Director of Legal
National Minimum Wage hike to hit your business
The government has announced new National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage rates—promising the “biggest cash increase ever” for UK workers. Here... Read More
Veganism tribunal: how it affects employers like you
A recent tribunal case could make you have to re-think the way you treat vegan employees. James Potts, Peninsula’s Associate Director of Legal, explai... Read More
Should you stop staff getting their parcels delivered to work?
It’s nearly Christmas. Which means a certain someone’s preparing to drop off countless packages by December 25th—often to people who’ve no care for co... Read More
[Redundancy] How to pick who to let go
Redundancy is one of the most complicated and stressful areas of employment law. And it’s easy for bosses to make mistakes. Fortunately, there are wa... Read More
Time is money: the hidden cost of the clocks going back
For most of us, when the clocks go back at 2am on Sunday 27th October it means an extra hour in bed. But if you have staff working night shifts, you’v... Read More
Do I have to pay an employee on jury service?
The summons to jury service, also called jury duty, comes without warning. And it’s a big shock for employees and bosses alike. But don’t panic. Here’... Read More
Can I fire someone over a social media post?
Managing social media inside of work is usually straightforward—no personal use on company time. But can you control what your staff post on social me... Read More
5 business lessons you need to learn… fast
You’re ambitious, hard-working, and nothing’s going to stand in the way of you and success… That’s probably how you feel on a good day, but not every ... Read More
WhatsApp and your workplace: a risky business move?
Outside of work, people use WhatsApp to send messages to friends and family. But does instant mobile messaging have a place inside the world of work? ... Read More