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Ideas are just the start

Ideas are just the start

Let’s Make A Connection

Peter Ward

There are many elements involved in bringing a new development from conception to occupation, and several of the most crucial steps often go on ‘behind the scenes’.  One such step is connecting your new development to the electricity grid - perhaps not the most stimulating part of the construction programme, but without it the lights simply don’t come on.  Today (30th October 2015) however will see this essential milestone undergo some big changes.

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LChalmers

The £36million Question: What Does Your Organisation Do To Tackle Modern Slavery?

New legal provisions under the Modern Slavery Act 2015 are coming into force today, 29 October 2015, which will compel larger businesses across the UK to publish an annual statement detailing what action (if any) they are taking to combat slavery and human trafficking, not only in relation to their own business but also within their supply chains.

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LChalmers

Pay Gap Reporting Bonus

Morag Hutchison, Partner

Government plans to tackle gender inequality in workplaces were firmly back on the agenda this week. In terms of the gender pay gap, we have the first indication on what businesses will need to publish as part of the mandatory reporting rules that will come into force next year. You may have seen my blog last month on the end of the consultation period about how these rules should work in practice.

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LChalmers