In these challenging times for businesses, there are always more things to be taken into consideration with respect to employing people, manufacturing for UK only and then manufacutring for overseas markets. The rules and regulations surrounding every business activity seems to be a daunting minefield these days. Probably the biggest area of concern currently is the in / out process with Europe. No one can predict how this period of political uncertainty is going to go on for and although parts of the financial market respond strongly to show share rises etc, the underlying financial state is not easy to read.
There have been a number of changes in employment law over the last few years – each set of new laws takes time to come onto statute and each employer needs to make themselves aware of all those that directly affect them and their employees. Seeking advice fromthe business side of the government web site is never a wasted moment.