Month: February 2018

Employment Law for Employers

Employment Law Advice for EmployersKeeping up with UK Employment law and the changes to it can be a complex and time consuming task.  Good businesses want to do the right thing by their employees and know that good employee relations builds morale, inspires loyalty and helps with employee retention, all of which in turn helps productivity and business growth.  So whether you are seeking guidance on writing contracts of employment, developing HR policies and practices, support with the regulations governing maternity,  paternity and shared parental leave, dispute resolution or disciplinary matters to name but a few areas, where can you go for help and advice.

There are many companies that offer employment law advice for employers on case by case basis or who can be retained on an ongoing contract, meaning someone is at the end of the phone when advice is required.  The ACAS website can also be very useful, giving guidance in clear and simple language.  ACAS can also be helpful in assisting with dispute resolution.

The government also has many websites offering advice and guidance for example an A-Z on employing people that can be found on https://www.gov.uk/browse/employing-people.

Help and support is out there you just need to know where to look.…

Pool Tables

Pool or ‘pocket billiards’ as it was once called is a popular game played at home and in pubs and clubs throughout the UK. Commercial premises mostly use coin operated tables where the players get access to all the balls by inserting coins into the slots.

A number of different games can be played the most common being ‘8 ball’ where 15 balls are used. This is the predominant game in the United States. A full description of the different games can be found at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pool_(cue_sports)

The World Pool-Billiard Association (WPA) was formed in 1987 , is based in Sydney Australia and is the international governing body for pocket billiards. The organisation sanctions tournaments around the world for 8, 9 and 10 ball championships.

There are several uk suppliers of pool tables and equipment, for example supreme pool tables which supplies their supreme prince pool table to northern clubs and pubs. These kind of suppliers are offer cues, balls and a complete range of pool tables.…